Legislation

27th April 2017

EU 2017/699

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/699. Comes into force 8th May. Regulation establishing a common methodology for the calculation of the weight of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) placed on the market of each Member State and a common methodology for the calculation of the quantity of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) generated by weight in each Member State.

Article 2 – Definitions Article 3 – Calculation of total quantity of EEE placed on market by member state (See also Annex 1) Article 4 – Calculation of the total quantity of WEEE generated in a Member State (See also Annex 2)
27th April 2017

EU 2017/706

.Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/706.  Comes into force 8th May. Regulation amending Annex VII to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards skin sensitisation and repealing Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/1688. Seeks to avoid animal testing and the repetition of already performed tests.

26th April 2017

SI 2017/583

The Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 16th May. Amends the Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/164).  In summary:

new regulations 3A, 3B, 3C and 7A. amendments to regulation 6 (preparation of an environmental statement) and 8 new Schedules 1 and 2