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Legislation updates in October 2023 included:
- The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2023
England: From 1st December 2023, the Environment Agency (EA) may issue monetary penalties and recover the costs of enforcement action. The EA must publish guidance on penalties that may be imposed, how the penalties will be determined and rights of appeal.
- The Response to the Committee on Climate Change Report (Extension of Period) Order 2023
United Kingdom: The Secretary of State’s response to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) Report for 2023 must be presented to Parliament by the 31st October 2023, as required under section 36 of the Climate Change Act 2008. A copy of the CCC’s 2023 Report to Parliament can be accessed here.
- The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Auctioning (Amendment) Regulations 2023
United Kingdom: To move towards net-zero, the number of carbon allowances auctioned from 2024 are reduced. From 2026, there will no longer be any free allocation* for aviation sectors.