Environment legislation tracker 2017 [Archived]
Environment legislation tracker 2017 [Archived]

The following Environment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Environment legislation tracker 2017 [Archived]
  • England and Wales
  • European Union

ARCHIVED: This Environment legislation tracker has been archived and is not maintained.

This Environment legislation tracker tool displays key upcoming legislation of interest to Environment lawyers from 1 January 2017.

Legislation will be displayed in reverse chronological order. Legislation that is only applicable to Wales will be indicated on the tracker.

The tracker is divided into the following jurisdictions:

  1. England and Wales

  2. European Union

For information on legislation that came into force in 2016, see: Environment legislation tracker 2016 [Archived].

England and Wales

TitleKey dateTopicsDetails
Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017
SI 2017/1075
1 January 2018
Comes into force
  1. Nuclear licensing and regulation

In force
The Regulations set out a framework to ensure that occupational exposures to ionising radiations are kept as low as is reasonably practicable. The occupational elements of Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiations are transposed. The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 are revoked. See: The occupational elements of Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiations are transposed. The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 are revoked.
Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2017
SI 2017/1221
1 January 2018
Comes into force
  1. Waste

In force
The Regulations amend the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 are amended by setting new packaging waste recycling targets for paper, steel, aluminium and

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