29th June 2017

SSI 2017/225

The Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 1st October.  These Regulations amend the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (SSI 2008/309).

These Regulations increase the fees payable under regulation 10A of the 2008 Regulations in respect of the entering of the energy performance data onto the register. The fee is increased from £1.15 to £2.60 where the data relates to a dwelling and from £5.36 to £12.10 where the data relates to another type of building or building unit.


28th June 2017

SI 2017/706

The Antarctic (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 31st July. These Regulations update the Antarctic Regulations 1995. (SI 1995/490). They replace Schedules 1 and 2 to those Regulations with new schedules containing up-to-date lists, coordinates and descriptions of all restricted areas and historic sites and monuments in force under the Antarctic Treaty System. These Regulations also delete regulation 16 and Schedule 3 of the 1995 Regulations.

26th June 2017

EU 2017/852

EU Regulation on Mercury. Comes into force 1st January 2018. This Regulation covers the use and storage of and trade in mercury, mercury compounds and mixtures of mercury, the manufacture and use of and trade in mercury-added products, and the management of mercury waste. The regulation also replaces and revokes Regulation (EC) No 1102/2008