Forthcoming Legislation

European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020

Reference
Chapter 29
Effective
31 December 2020 and as the Secretary of State will announce by future Regulations

This Act implements the EU–UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union and Euratom in December 2020.

Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations 2020

Reference
SI 2020/1178
Effective
1 February 2021

These Regulations concern the age of tyres, and legibility of date markings, to be used on certain buses and goods vehicles.

European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 (Commencement No 1) Regulations 2020

Reference
SI 2020/1662
Effective
31 December 2020 and 1 March 2021

These Regulations bring most of the provisions of the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 into force with effect from 31 December 2020.

Regulation (EU) 2020/740 on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/740
Effective
1 May 2021

An EU Regulation has been published to update the rules on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters.

Directive 2019/1161/EU amending Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles

Reference
Directive (EU) 2019/1161
Effective
2 August 2021

A directive has been published amending the EU’s Clean Vehicle Directive.

Interoperability of electronic road toll systems and cross-border exchange of information on failure to pay road fees

Reference
2019/520
Effective
19 October 2021

An EU directive has been published replacing Directive 2004/52/EC on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems.

Directive (EU) 2020/1057 concerning the posting of drivers in the road transport sector

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/1057
Effective
2 February 2022

An EU Directive has been published updating the rules on the posting of drivers in the road transport sector to other Member States.

Regulation (EU) 2020/1055 updating earlier legislation on international road haulage

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/1055
Effective
21 February 2022

An EU Regulation has been published to update the rules concerning access to the occupation of road transport operator and to the international road haulage market.

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.

Regulation (EU) 2020/1056 on electronic freight transport information

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/1056
Effective
21 August 2024

An EU Regulation has been published on electronic freight transport information.