Legislation

26th October 2017

WSI 2017/1024

The Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) (Wales)Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 24th October. These Regulations insert a new section 33ZB into Part II (Waste on Land) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c.43) to enable an authorised officer of a Welsh waste collection authority to issue a fixed penalty notice for contravention of section 33(1)(a) of the Act in the area of the authority.

Section 33ZB allows a Welsh waste collection authority to specify a fixed penalty of not less than £150 and not more than £400. If no amount is specified by the waste collection authority, the amount of the fixed penalty is £200.

18th October 2017

SR 2017/212.

The Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017.  Comes into force 27th October.  These Regulations supplement the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and revoke and replace the Water Supply Quality (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007 (SR 2007/147). They also revoke and replace the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 and the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015.

5th October 2017

SSI 2017/322

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Medium Combustion Plant Directive) (Scotland) Order 2017. Comes into force 1st November. This Order designates Directive 2015/215/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the limitation of certain pollutants into the air from Medium Combustion Plants as a relevant directive for the purposes of paragraph 20 of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999.