Legislation

5th May 2017

SR 2017/81

The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. Comes into force 22nd May. These Regulations revoke and replace the Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2003 (SR 2003/544). • Part 2 covers the identification of river basin districts and the assessments thereof • Part 3 covers the protection of designated areas, specifically sources if drinking water, for shellfish and for natural habitats and birds. • Part 4 covers water quality monitoring • Part 5 covers the establishment of environmental objectives and improvement programmes

3rd May 2017

SI 2017/619

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017. Comes into force 23rd May.  Amends parts 3, 4 and 11 of Schedule 2 of The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/596).

2nd May 2017

SSI 2017/139

The Scottish Landfill Tax (Administration) Amendment Regulations 2017. Comes into force 29th May. Amends The Scottish Landfill Tax (Administration) Regulations 2015 (SSI 2015/3). The Regulations expand the definitions of “bankrupt” and “incapacitated”.