30th January 2018

WSI 2018/101 (W25)

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.

25th January 2018

SI 2018/71

.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.

24th January 2018

SI 2018/53.

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).