Legislation

30th March 2017

SI 2017/493

The Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 24th April. They make amendments to the electricity and gas regulatory regimes in Great Britain, specifically the provisions of the Gas Act 1986 and the Electricity Act 1989 by redefining “relevant producer or supplier” in the Gas Act and “regulated person” in the Electricity Act.

29th March 2017

Eire SI 2017/47

Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Published 17th February.  These regulations amend The Sea Pollution (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) Regulations 2010 (Eire SI 2010/313) to give effect to Resolution MEPC.251(66) adopted on 4 April 2014 by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization.

28th March 2017

Eire SI 2017/44

European Union (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Published 10th February. These Regulations amend the European Union (Restriction of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Regulations 2012 (Eire SI 2012/513) in order to give effect to the provisions of a number of Commission Delegated Directives