14th December 2017

SI 2017/1248

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2017.  Comes into force 8th December. This Order designates Council Directive 2013/59/EURATOM laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation and repealing Council Directives 89/618/EURATOM, 90/641/EURATOM, 96/29/EURATOM, 97/43/EURATOM and 2003/122/EURATOM and Directive 2015/2193/EU on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from medium combustion plants as relevant directives for the purposes of paragraph 20(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 (c.24).

13th December 2017

SI 2017/1224.

The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 15th January 2018. Amends The Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/767).  Amendments include the insertion of a definition of an “upper-tier county council”, the prescription of the time period for review of certain local development documents and the removal of  the requirement for documents submitted to the Secretary of State under section 20 of the 2004 Act to be submitted both in paper form and electronically.

12th December 2017

SI 2017/1220.

The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. This Order amends The Plant Health (England) Order 2015 (SI 2015/610). Amendments have been made to take account of:

Decision No 1/2015 of the Joint Committee on Agriculture Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/198 Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/801 Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2017/1279