29th September 2017

SI 2017/943.

The Fishing Vessels (Codes of Practice) Regulations 2017. Coming into force 23rd October. These Regulations revise the certification regime applicable to United Kingdom fishing vessels, and non-United Kingdom fishing vessels operating in United Kingdom waters. The Codes of Practice deal with the safe operation, construction and equipping of fishing vessels. They implement Council Directive 93/103/EC of 23rd November 1993 concerning the minimum safety and health requirements for work on board fishing vessels and Council Directive 97/70/EC of 11th December 1997 setting up a harmonised safety regime for fishing vessels of 24 metres in length and over, as amended by Commission Directive 2002/35/EC.

28th September 2017

SI 2017/942.

The Energy Act 2016 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitory Provision) Regulations 2017.  Sections 30 to 36 of the Energy Act 2016, so far as they are not already in force, come into force on 21st October.

22nd September 2017

SI 2017/922

The Nuclear Installations (Insurance Certificate) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 15th September. These Regulations prescribe the particulars that must be included in the insurance certificate (otherwise known as the Certificate of Financial Security) to be provided when nuclear matter is transported out of the United Kingdom.