Forthcoming Legislation

Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 6 and Transitional Provision) Amendment Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/291
Effective
29 September 2021

These regulations defer the coming into force of parts of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 until 1 April 2022.

Town and Country Planning (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/292
Effective
29 September 2021

These regulations make amendments to the definitions of “emergency period” and “extended period” in earlier legislation.

Meat Preparations (Amendment and Transitory Modification) (England) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/972
Effective
29 September 2021

These regulations extend the effect of the Meat Preparations (Amendment and Transitory Modification) (England) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 until 31 December 2021.

Meat Preparations (Amendment and Transitory Modification) (Wales) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Reference
WSI 2021/977
Effective
29 September 2021

These regulations extend the effect of the Meat Preparations (Amendment and Transitory Modification) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021 until 31 December 2021.

REACH etc (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/904
Effective
30 September 2021

These regulations amend the retained version of the EU’s REACH Regulation on the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals.

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Act 2021

Reference
2021 asp 19
Effective
5 August and 30 September 2021

The Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Act 2021 extends the period for which Part 1 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 and Part 1 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No 2) Act 2020 are in force

Food Information (Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2020

Reference
WSI 2020/295
Effective
1 October 2021

These regulations require food packaging to include a list of ingredients, including allergen information.

Food Information (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Reference
SI 2020/80
Effective
1 October 2021

These Regulations concern the display of a list of ingredients on food that is prepacked for direct sale.

Meat Preparations (Import Conditions) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/288
Effective
1 October 2021

These regulations amend Decision 2000/572/EC regarding imports of meat preparations from third countries.

Regulation (EU) 2020/2096 amending Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/2096
Effective
1 October 2021

An EU Regulation has been published to amend the REACH Regulation with regard to carcinogenic, mutagenic or reproductive toxicant substances.

Food Information (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/70
Effective
1 October 2021

These regulations introduce two new duties in Scotland in respect of pre-packed for direct sale food.

Town and Country Planning (Pre-Application Consultation) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/99
Effective
1 October 2021

These regulations amend previous legislation in respect of provisions relating to pre-application consultation.

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/891
Effective
11 November 2021

These regulations concern preventing, detecting and controlling the spread of infection in care homes.

Directive (EU) 2019/1834 amending Directive 92/29/EEC on the minimum health and safety requirements for medical treatment on vessels

Reference
Directive (EU) 2019/1834
Effective
20 November 2021

An EU Directive has been published amending Directive 92/29/EEC on the minimum safety and health requirements for improved medical treatment on board vessels.

Directive (EU) 2019/1832 updating the PPE Directive as regards purely technical adjustments

Reference
Directive (EU) 2019/1832
Effective
20 November 2021

An EU Directive has been published amending Directive 92/29/EEC on the minimum safety and health requirements for improved medical treatment on board vessels.

UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2021

Reference
SI 2021/760
Effective
On the same day as section 19 (Environmental Standards Scotland) of the UK Withdrawal from the European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021 comes into force.

This Order concerns the establishment of Environmental Standards Scotland.

Directive (EU) 2020/367 amending Directive 2002/49/EC as regards the establishment of assessment methods for harmful effects of environmental noise

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/367
Effective
31 December 2021

An EU Directive has been published amending Directive 2002/49/EC as regards the establishment of assessment methods for harmful effects of environmental noise.

Directive (EU) 2021/1226 concerning common noise assessment methods

Reference
Directive (EU) 2021/1226
Effective
31 December 2021

An EU Directive has been published concerning common noise assessment methods.

Regulation (EU) 2021/279 laying down rules for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 concerning organic products

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2021/279
Effective
1 January 2022

An EU Regulation has been published laying down detailed rules ensuring traceability and compliance in organic production and the labelling of organic products.

Regulation (EU) 2021/979 amending Annexes VII to XI to Regulation (EC) 1907/2006

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2021/979
Effective
8 January 2022

An EU Regulation has been published amending the REACH Regulation with regard to testing.

Town and Country Planning (Strategic Development Plan) (Wales) Regulations 2021

Reference
WSI 2021/360
Effective
28 February 2022

These regulations set out the rules for preparing a strategic development plan.

Regulation (EU) 2020/1182 amending Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/1182
Effective
1 March 2022

An EU Regulation has been published to update the CLP Regulation.

Calorie Labelling (Out of Home Sector) (England) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/909
Effective
6 April 2022

These regulations concern calorie information which must be provided by businesses which sell food for immediate consumption.

Tackling road accidents through vehicle design

Reference
COM(2018) 286 final
Effective
2022

The European Commission has put forward a proposal on type-approval requirements for motor vehicles and their trailers as regards their general safety.

Directive (EU) 2020/2088 on the labelling of allergenic fragrances in toys

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/2088
Effective
5 July 2022

An EU Directive has been published amending the Toy Safety Directive as regards the labelling of allergenic fragrances.

Directive (EU) 2020/2089 on the prohibition of allergenic fragrances in toys

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/2089
Effective
5 July 2022

An EU Directive has been published amending the Toy Safety Directive as regards the prohibition of allergenic fragrances in toys.

Decision (EU) 2021/377 amending Decision (EU) 2019/436 on harmonised standards for machinery

Reference
Decision (EU) 2021/377
Effective
3 March 2021 and 3 September 2022

An EU Decision has been published on harmonised standards for machinery

Regulation (EU) 2021/418 amending Directive 2002/46/EC on food supplements

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2021/418
Effective
30 September 2022

An EU Regulation has been published to amend Directive 2002/46/EC on food supplements.

Regulation (EU) 2021/849 adapting Regulation (EU) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2021/849
Effective
17 December 2022

An EU Regulation has been published adapting the CLP Regulation to technical and scientific progress.

Directive (EU) 2019/904 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment

Reference
Directive 2019/904
Effective
3 July 2021 and 31 December 2024

An EU Directive has been published concerning the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.