Legislation

18th February 2021

SR 2021/37

SR 2021/37.  The Explosives (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021. Coming into force 12th March. These regulations make minor amendments to the Explosives (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (SR 2015/236), and substitute EU references which are no longer appropriate. These amendments will ensure that the CLP Regulation can operate effectively within the existing legal framework, while ensuring Protocol obligations are met. The Regulations do not make any policy changes beyond the intent of ensuring the continued operability of the existing legislation.

27th January 2021

WSI 2021/77

WSI 2021/77. The Water Resources (Control of Agricultural Pollution) (Wales) Regulations 2021.  Comes into force 1st April.  These Regulations protect waters against pollution by nitrates from agricultural sources. These Regulations revoke and replace—

(a) the Nitrate Pollution Prevention (Wales) Regulations 2013 (WSI 2013/2506) which control the application of nitrogen fertiliser in nitrate sensitive areas, and

(b) the Water Resources (Control of Pollution)(Silage and Slurry) (Wales) Regulations 2010 (WSI 2010/136) which regulate the custody and control of silage and slurry and provided the design and construction standards applicable for its storage.

15th January 2021

SI 2021/42

SI 2021/42. The Countryside Stewardship (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021.  Coming  into force 8th of February.    These Regulations amend SI 2020/41 The Countryside Stewardship (England) Regulations 2020. The amendments are to Parts 2 and 3 of the Schedule.