Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
This page provides links to the full text of key pieces of environmental legislation relating to the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (RoHS). The websites hosting the legislation may list amendments separately.
If you are setting up an environmental management system (EMS) for your business, you can use this list to start compiling your legal register. Your legal adviser or environmental consultant will be able to tell you if other environmental legislation applies to your specific business.
These regulations maintain the restrictions and maximum concentration values set out in the EU Directive. Regulation 2 corrects a previous error in the maximum concentration value specified for cadmium (0.01% replaces 0.1%).
Amend 2012/3032 to include products outside the scope of the original regulations and add four additional phthalates to the list of restricted substances.
Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 2012 SI 3032. Replaces 2008/37; sets out the restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment; sets out the prohibitions and obligations that apply to manufacturers, their representatives, importers and distributors.
ROHS Directive 2011/65/EU and amendments, in National Measurements Office’s RoHS Legislation page
These regulations make amendments to existing legislation by removing references to European Directives and EU terms to ensure that waste legislation continues to operate after EU exit.
Guidance - Noise and vibration management: environmental permits, Guidance - Noise and vibration management: environmental permits
Environmental Plans, Principles and Governance for Northern Ireland – Synopsis of Responses, Public responses to the Discussion Document: Environmental Plans, Principles and Governance
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