EU 2018/782. Commission Regulation EU 2018/782 Establishing the methodological principles for the risk assessment and risk management recommendations referred to in Regulation (EC) No 470/2009. Comes into force 18th June. Regulation (EC) No 470/2009 lays down Community procedures for the establishment of residue limits of pharmacologically active substances in foodstuffs of animal origin. This Regulation sets out the methodological principles for the scientific risk assessment and risk management recommendations referred to in Articles 6 and 7 of that Regulation that shall be applied by the European Medicines Agency when preparing opinions on the MRLs of pharmacologically active substances which may be permitted in food of animal origin under that Regulation.
The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Coming into force 20th June. These Regulations amend the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations (SI 2014/928) and the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/611). The amendment to SI 2014/928 allows a participant in the domestic RHI scheme to assign their right to receive RHI payments to a third-party investor. The amendment to SI2018/611 makes various changes to the non-domestic RHI scheme with particular reference to registration process for biomethane producers.
The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018. Comes into force 21st May. These Regulations are revoke and replace by the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (SI 2011/2860). These Regulations re-enact the 2011 Regulations with amendments. The premise remains the same: owners of plants which generate heat from specified renewable sources and meet specified criteria may receive payments at prescribed tariffs for the heat used for eligible purposes. Payments may also be made to biomethane producers who produce biomethane for injection. The Regulations confer functions on the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority in connection with the administration of the Scheme.