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The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 (F-gas Regulations 2015), SI 2015/310 replace and revoke the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2009, SI 2009/261 to give effect to Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases (the EU F-gas Regulation), which superseded and repealed the original regulation on fluorinated greenhouse gases, Regulation (EC) No 842/2006. The F-gas Regulations 2015 were amended by the Pressure Equipment (Safety) Regulations 2016, SI 2016/1105, Sch 12, para 10 (very minor amendment) and the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment) Regulations 2018, SI 2018/98 which came into force on 22 February 2018, with the exception of certain provisions relating to civil penalties, which came into force on 1 April 2018. The F-gas Regulations 2015 extend to Northern Ireland only in so far as they deal with import and export controls and trade with any place outside the UK, within the meaning of paragraph 20 of Schedule 3 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 or they deal with controls on gases, products and equipment traded between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. This Practice Note covers England and Wales only.
The EU F-gas Regulation was published on 20 May 2014, entered into force on 9 June 2014 and applies from 1 January 2015.
repeals and replaces Regulation (EC) No 842/2006 of 17 May 2006
bans the use of fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases)
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The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017 a
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant
False imprisonmentLiabilityFalse imprisonment consists of the complete deprivation of liberty without a lawful basis. Claims will in practice be made against a public body that exercises detention powers, usually a local police force, the Secretary of State for the Home Department or the Secretary
Public inquiry procedureThe procedure by which a public inquiry is conducted will vary significantly from one inquiry to the next. Even for inquiries established under the Inquiries Act 2005 (IA 2005), the associated inquiry rules are not particularly prescriptive as to how they ought to be
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