Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland

Scotland Environmental Legislation
Current Legislation
Future Legislation
Legislation Consultation closing date Date expected to come into force
UK Consultation on proposed amendments to regulations on the Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electrical Equipment04 December 2018N/A
The Environmental Protection (Microbeads) (Scotland) Regulations 2018N/A19 June 2018
The Water Environment (Miscellaneous) (Scotland) Regulations 2017N/A01 January 2018
Consultation on an Integrated Authorisation Framework: Draft Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 and supporting guidance23 November 2017N/A
UK Consultation on proposed amendments to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulations 201308 December 20171 January 2019
Consultation on WEEE Compliance Fee Methodology 201701 December 201731 March 2018
Consultation on the Proposed Control of Mercury (Enforcement) Regulations 201721 November 20171 January 2018
Consultation on Revised Requirements for Radiological Protection15 November 2017N/A
European Union (Withdrawal) BillN/AN/A
New Framework for Energy LabellingN/A1 August 2017
Consultation on proposals for transposing into Scottish legislation Directive EU 2015/2193 on Medium Combustion Plants.10 March 201719 December 2017
Consultation on proposals to ban the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads28 February 2017N/A
Consultation on proposed changes to the packaging recycling business targets06 January 2017N/A
Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 201402 June 201305 April 2016
The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016N/A01 September 2016
Consultation on Bringing Forward EU Emissions Trading System 2018 Compliance Deadlines in the UK24 November 201701 January 2018
Packaging Waste: changing the UK producer responsibility system for packaging waste13 May 2019N/A
Plastic packaging tax12 May 2019N/A

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