The Landfill Disposals Tax (Administration) (Wales) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 1st April. The Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Act 2017 establishes a new tax, to be known as landfill disposals tax. The tax is to be charged on taxable disposals, which are defined in Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the 2017 Act. These Regulations make provision in connection with the administration of the tax.
.The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2018. Comes into force 14th February. This Order amends the Plant Health (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/610) to implement Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2352 to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the Union of Xylella fastidiosa.
The Merchant Shipping (Safety Rules and Standards for Passenger Ships) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018. Comes into force 15th February. These regulations amend:SI 2015/508. Merchant Shipping (Survey and Certification) Regulations 2015. Definitions for “The Directive” and “pleasure vessel” amended. SI 2010/1075. Merchant Shipping (Technical Requirements for Inland Waterway Vessels) Regulations 2010. Minor amendment to regulation 3(3)(b). SI 2000/2687. Merchant Shipping (Passenger Ships on Domestic Voyages) Regulations 2000. A number of changes to regulation 2 (interpretation).