Forthcoming Legislation

EC Regulation implementing EU Regulation on the performance of heavy-duty trailers

Effective
17 August 2022

EC Regulation implementing EU Regulation on the performance of heavy-duty trailers with regard to their influence on CO2 emissions, fuel and energy consumption and zero emission driving range of motor vehicles.

Environment Act 2021 (Commencement No. 3) Regulations 2022

Reference
SI 2022/518
Effective
30 September 2022

These Regulations bring into force various provisions of the Environment Act 2021 on 10 May and 30 September 2022.

Beavers (England) Order 2022

Reference
2022/8858
Effective
1 October 2022

This Order amends the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 and the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, with regard to the Eurasian Beaver.

Building (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2022

Reference
WSI 2022/564
Effective
23 November 2022

These Regulations apply the new metric for the measurement of energy efficiency in the form of a target primary energy rate to new dwellings.

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/412
Effective
1 January 2022 and 1 January 2023

These Regulations amend the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011.

Directive (EU) 2020/2184 on the quality of water intended for human consumption (recast)

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/2184
Effective
13 January 2023

An EU Directive has been published to replace the Drinking Water Directive (98/83/EC).

Regulation (EU) 2020/741 on minimum requirements for water reuse

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/741
Effective
26 June 2023

An EU Regulation has been published setting out the minimum requirements for water reuse.

Directive (EU) 2022/362 on the charging of vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures

Reference
Directive (EU) 2022/362
Effective
25 March 2024

An EU Directive has been published amending the Eurovignette Directive with regard to charging road tolls.

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.

Sound level of motor vehicles

Reference
540/2014
Effective
1 July 2016, 1 July 2019 and 1 July 2027

An EU regulation has been published on the sound level of motor vehicles.