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BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

April 2020 Legal Updates

March 2020 Legal Updates : This month’s most legislation amendments  The Carbon Accounting (Provision for 2018) Regulations  These regulations affect the carbon accounting system which is used to monitor compliance with greenhouse gas emission reduction targets...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

March 2020 Legal Updates

March 2020 Legal Updates : This month’s most legislation amendments  The Carbon Accounting (Provision for 2018) Regulations  These regulations affect the carbon accounting system which is used to monitor compliance with greenhouse gas emission reduction targets...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

February 2020 Legal Update

This month’s most legislation amendments:  The Landfill Disposals Tax (Tax Rates) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020   New rates of Landfill Disposal Tax for Wales will come into effect on the 1st of April 2020. The new rates are: Standard rate (non-inert waste):...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

January 2020 Legal Update

This month’s most legislation amendments:  The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.)(Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2019   Only the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 was affected. New requirements were introduced in relation to the...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

December 2019 Legal Update

defiThis month’s most legislation amendments:  The Environmental Protection Act 1990 Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2019   Small amendments have been suggested to some of the definitions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 relating to Scotland. The changes...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

September 2019 Legal Update

This month’s most legislation amendments:  The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019   The target has changed for the UK from 80% reduction to 100% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050.   The Renewable Heat Incentive...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

August 2019 Legal Update

  This month’s most legislation amendments are in reference to the UK leaving the EU:   The Landfill Disposals Tax (Wales) Act 2017 (Reliefs) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019 Changes have been made regarding; mines and open cast quarries being...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

July 2019 Legal Update

This month’s Green Element is chuffed to hear: The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target Amendment) Order 2019 From June 2019 the UK has implemented a new target: To reduce carbon emissions by 100% by 2050. This is in accordance with the 1990 baseline. This is...

BlogLegal UpdatesSarah Pearl

June 2019 Legal Update

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Regulations 2019 – This regulation now includes the transportation by water way of class 7 goods. The following heading has been altered; ‘Radiological Emergencies.’ It now reads; ‘Radiological Emergencies and Notifiable...

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