Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Act 2023

Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

Commencement: 31st December 2023


  • The Control of Industrial Air Pollution (Registration of Works) Regulations
  • The Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2003
  • The Flood Risk Regulations 2009
  • The Promotion of the Use of Energy from Renewable Sources Regulations 2011
  • The Motor Fuel (Road Vehicle and Mobile Machinery) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations 2012
  • The Energy Efficiency (Eligible Buildings) Regulations 2013
  • The Energy Efficiency (Building Renovation and Reporting) Regulations 2014
  • The Energy Efficiency (Encouragement, Assessment and Information) Regulations 2014
  • The National Emission Ceilings Regulations 2018
  • GB Retained: Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures
  • GB Retained: Regulation (EU) 581/2010 on the maximum periods for the downloading of relevant data from vehicle units and from driver cards
  • UK Retained: Regulation (EU) 2019/856 supplementing Directive 2003/87/EC with regard to the operation of the Innovation Fund
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
  • Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Act 2020
  • Environmental Protection Act 1990
  • The Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997
  • European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020
  • Environment Act 2021
  • Building Safety Act 2022 (c. 30)

Mini Summary


Various duties apply.


Some EU-derived legislation will be revoked on 31st December 2023. However, any amendments made by law it revokes will still stand.

Further information can be found below in the full government text.

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