The Water Infrastructure Adoption (Prescribed Water Fittings Requirements) (England) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st October. These regulations state that regulations 3 and 4 of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 are the conditions which water undertakers will agree with a person constructing or proposing to construct a water main or service pipe
.The Merchant Shipping (Ship-to-Ship Transfers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Comes in to force 11th September. These Regulation amend The Merchant Shipping (Ship-to-Ship Transfers) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/ 1228). The amendment to Regulation 6 exempts cargo transfers and bunkering operations from the general prohibitions contained in Regulation 3.
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017. Comes into force 31st October. Amends Regulation 3(2) of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 (SR 1982/429). This amendment removes the requirement for the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland to approve the training and qualification of appointed first-aid personnel.