Forthcoming Legislation

Planning (Environmental Assessments and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2018

Reference
SR 2018/1235
Effective
EU Exit Day

These regulations aim to ensure that, following Brexit, legislation concerning various aspects of planning in Northern Ireland continue to operate effectively.

Planning (Hazardous Substances and Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Reference
SI 2018/1234
Effective
EU Exit Day

These regulations aim to ensure that, following Brexit, legislation in the field of town and country planning and infrastructure planning continues to operate effectively.

Environmental Assessments and Miscellaneous Planning (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Reference
SI 2018/1232
Effective
31 December 2018 and EU Exit Day

These regulations aim to ensure that, following Brexit, certain legislation in the field of town and country planning and infrastructure planning continues to operate effectively.

Sustainable Drainage (Enforcement) (Wales) Order 2018

Reference
SI 2018/1182
Effective
7 January 2019

This Order provides for the enforcement of breach of the approval required under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 in relation to drainage systems for construction work.

Directive (EU) 2017/2398 on the protection of workers from exposure to carcinogens or mutagens

Reference
Directive (EU) 2017/2398
Effective
17 January 2020

An EU directive has been published amending Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens.

Energy performance of buildings

Reference
2018/844
Effective
10 March 2020

An EU directive has been published amending earlier legislation on the energy performance of buildings and energy efficiency.

Building Regulations, etc (Amendment) Regulations 2012

Reference
SI 2012/3119
Effective
9 January 2013 and various other dates until 2020

These regulations, which extend to England and Wales, amend the Building Regulations 2010, the Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010 and the Building (Approved Inspectors, etc) Regulations 2010.