Latest Legislation Updates

There were 58 amendments and new entries added to LUS in September. See below a selection of the latest legislation updates.

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Legislation updates in September 2021 included:

  • The Plant Health etc. (Miscellaneous Fees) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2021
    England: The definition of a professional operator to mean any person who is involved professionally in, and is legally responsible for, one or more of the following activities involving plants, plant products and other objects.
  • The Climate Change Act 2008 (Credit Limit) Order 2021
    UK: Puts a target for the UK to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and sets up a framework for this to be achieved. It places a limit on the net amount of carbon units that may be credited to the net UK carbon account for the budgetary period of 2023-2927 at 55,000,000 carbon units. The limit excludes the use of carbon units that result from the operation of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).

  • The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information Regulations 2021
    GB: Set up to mirror the ecodesign requirements that are placed within the European Union (EU) Regulations which apply to the EU and Northern Ireland. They set ecodesign requirements for energy-related products that are placed on the market or put into service in Great Britain
  • The Occupational Pension Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) Regulations 2021
    GB: Place focus on the financial risks of climate change that pension scheme members may be overexposed to. Trustees of some occupational pension schemes are required to take steps to reducing any risks relating to climate change and are required to produce annual reports. Furthermore, trustees must ensure that they identify, assess, and maintain an oversight of any climate-related risks and opportunity that are relevant to the scheme.
  • The Water and Sewerage Services (Electronic Communications) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021
    Northern Ireland: Permits notices and documents to be saved electronically to those who have indicated a willingness to receive electronic communications for such purposes. This allows communication to be conducted through electronic means, as an alternative to post or hand delivery.
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