Legal Compliance Update - Q4 2018

Legal Compliance Update - Q4 2018
Introduction

As part of the service AvISO consultancy offer, we provide our clients with quarterly updates of any changes to legal compliance. These updates help ensure compliance to Standards such as ISO 14001, ISO 45001ISO 9001 and ISO 27001.

These regular updates ensure you are kept up to date with any change’s in legislation and your compliance obligations.

Remember, most ISO Standards require you to show how you stay up to date with changes to legislation and how this affects your business. 
 
Here’s a brief look at some of the legislation that was updated in Q4 2018: 
 

1. The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1214)
2. The Environmental Protection (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1227)
3. The Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018
(SI 2018/1183)
4. The Ship Recycling (Requirements in relation to Hazardous Materials on Ships) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1122)
5. The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/575) 
6. The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1230)
7. The Conservation of Habitats and Species and Planning (Various Amendments) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1307)
8. The Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2018 (SI 2018/1183)
9. Regulatory Position Statements. Low Risk Waste: activities that do not need a permit Version 67 October 2018
10. The Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018
(SI 2018/1089)
11. Finance Act 2018 (2018 c. 3)
12. The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/110)
13. The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (Revocation and Savings) Order 2018 (SI 2018/841)
14. The Climate Change Levy (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/118)
15. The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/98)
 

1. The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) (Consequential Provisions) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1109)
2. The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) (Medical Certification) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1108)
3. The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) (Survey and Certification) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/1107)
4. The Merchant Shipping (Work in Fishing Convention) Regulations 2018
(SI 2018/1106)
 

There were no amendments to note.
 
Our next update for Q1 2019 will be coming out at the beginning of April 2019 please keep an eye out for our blog with more details on this.
 
If you are worried about how any of these changes may impact your business or you would like some help staying on top of your legal register and auditing, please contact us for a no obligation chat.
 
 

Posted on: 12/03/2019 By: Mr Paul Stevens   Categories:

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