The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 29th March. Amends the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (A 1990 c. 43) by inserting sections to give a waste regulation authority or waste collection authority the power to issue a notice in respect of removal of waste which is unlawfully kept or disposed of in or on land within the authority’s area. It also amends Environment Act 1995 (A 1995 c. 25) by inserting sections which give the Environment Agency and the Natural Resources Body for Wales the power to issue a “restriction notice” and to apply to the courts for a “restriction order”. Such notices and orders prohibit access and the importation of waste to premises for a specified period.
The Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 6th April. Amends the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3118). Amendments to Regulation 2; definition of “personal data”, Regulation 27; amends fees for entering data, Regulation 32; clarification of how data may be accessed and Schedule B1.
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) Order 2018. Comes into force 6th April. This Order amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/596). The amendments include changes to definitions, modifications to time limits on periods for consideration of prior approval applications and amendments to Class C, M, N, P and Q.