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New Smoke Control legislation for Wales

Two new legislation items have been made this month in relation to smoke control areas in Wales.


The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Wales) Regulations 2019 / Rhe....

Added on: 01/02/2019

New Consultation: Environmental permitting: standard rules consultation no 18

The Environment Agency are inviting your views on the proposal to include the option for secondary abatement in this rule set:

  • SR2018 No 9 standard rules Specified Generator, Tranche B l....

    Added on: 29/11/2018

The Data Retention and Acquisition Regulations 2018

Communications data is generated by telecommunications and postal operators in the course of their business practices. It can then be used to demonstrate who was communicating; when; from where; an....

Added on: 29/11/2018

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018

These Regulations amend the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2013 (S.I.2013/3113) (the “2013 WEEE Regulations”). The 2013 WEEE Regulations implement Directive 2012/....

Added on: 29/11/2018

Environmental Noise

November has new and updated Environmental Noise legislation across four nations of the United Kingdom.

The four legislation items:

  • The Environmental Noise (Wales) (Amendment)....

    Added on: 29/11/2018

The Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations amend the Environmental Noise (England) Regulations 2006 (S.I. 2006/2238) to implement Commission Directive (EU) 2015/996 establishing common noise assessment methods according to....

Added on: 31/10/2018

The Sustainable Drainage (Wales) Regulations 2018

There have been 2 amendments to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 that introduce new requirements and fees regarding sustainable drainage in Wales.

On 7th January 2019, Schedule 3 ....

Added on: 31/10/2018

The Copyright and Related Rights (Marrakesh Treaty etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations amend both the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (the “1988 Act”) and the Copyright and Rights in Database Regulations 1997 (the “1997 Regulations”).....

Added on: 01/10/2018

The Simple Pressure Vessels, Electrical Equipment and Pressure Equipment (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2018

These Regulations amend the Simple Pressure Vessels (Safety) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1092), the Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/1101), and the Pressure Equipment (Safe....

Added on: 01/10/2018

Regulation (EU) 2018/842 on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 contributing to climate action to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement

This Regulation lays down obligations on Member States with respect to their minimum contributions for the period from 2021 to 2030 to fulfilling the Union’s target of reducing its greenhouse....

Added on: 03/09/2018