Forthcoming Legislation

The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021 No. 1108
Effective
22 October 2021

Regulations giving domestic effect to a number of resolutions of the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the IMO.

EU Decision laying down rules for the calculation, verification and reporting of data on the separate collection of waste single-use plastic beverage bottles

Reference
Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1752
Effective
24 October 2021

EU Decision on rules for calculation, verification and reporting of data for Directive (EU) 2019/904 on separate collection of waste single-use plastic beverage bottles.

Radiation Emergency and Consultation Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/1110
Effective
1 November 2021

RADIATION EMERGENCY & CONSULTATION REGULATIONS. Regulations amending two earlier Regulations to take account of Public Health England being replaced by the UK Health Security Agency.

The Carbon Accounting Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021 No. 318
Effective
10 November 2021

Scottish Regulations changing definition of registry administrator in the Carbon Accounting Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2010.

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc.) (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021 No. 354
Effective
1 December 2021

Regulations amending Scottish Regulations on the storage of carbon dioxide licensing Regulations. The amendments concern the licensing regime for the geological storage of carbon dioxide and addressing failures of retained EU law.

The UK Withdrawal from the EU (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2021

Reference
SI No. 2021 No. 760
Effective
When section 19 of European Union (Continuity) (Scotland) Act 2021 comes into force.

Order making necessary changes for the Environmental Standards Scotland.

EU Regulation amending Annexes VII to XI to REACH Regulation

Reference
Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/979
Effective
8 July 2021 and will apply from 8 January 2022

EU Regulation amending Annexes VII to XI to REACH Regulation

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

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

EU Regulation amending CLP Regulation to add and alter entries to the list harmonised classification and labelling of hazardous substances.

International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

Effective
2020 Edition, 1 June 2022 and may be applied voluntarily as from 1 January 2021

IMDG: The International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is an international code for the maritime transport of dangerous goods.

EU Directive amending EU RoHS Directive to renew exemption for use of mercury in intravascular ultrasound imaging systems

Reference
Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2021/884
Effective
22 June 2021 and will apply from 1 July 2022

EU Directive amending EU RoHS Directive to renew exemption for use of mercury in intravascular ultrasound imaging systems

Commission Directive (EU) 2020/2089 amending Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC as regards the prohibition of allergenic fragrances in toys

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

Directive amending Toys Directive to prohibit three allergenic fragrances.

Commission Directive amending Annex II to Toys Directive to require labelling of 61 allergenic fragrances in toys

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

Directive adding 61 allergenic fragrances to the list in Toys Directive that need toys containing them to be labelled.

EU Regulation amending REACH as regards restricting polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbons as infill material in synthetic turf pitches or in playgrounds or in sport applications

Reference
Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/1199
Effective
12 August 2021: The new conditions of restriction apply from 10 August 2022

EU Regulation amending REACH to restrict polycyclic-aromatic hydrocarbons in infill material in synthetic turf pitches or in playgrounds or in sport applications.

EU Regulation amending Part 3 of Annex VI to EU Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

Reference
Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/849
Effective
17 June 2021 and will apply from 17 December 2022

EU Regulation amends Part 3 of Annex VI to EU Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Reg).

EU Regulation amending Annex XVII to REACH as regards perfluorocarboxylic acids with 9 to 14 carbon atoms in the chain, their salts and C9-C14 related substances

Reference
Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/1297
Effective
25 August 2021 with restrictions commencing 25 February 2023

EU Regulation amending Annex XVII to REACH as regards perfluorocarboxylic acids with 9 to 14 carbon atoms in the chain, their salts and C9-C14 related substances.