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Legal Compliance Update Q1 2022

April 4, 2022

As part of the service AvISO Consultancy offer, we provide our clients with quarterly updates of any changes to legal compliance. By doing this, we keep our clients up to date with any changes in their legal compliance obligations.

The main legal texts published between the 1st January and the 31st March 2022 are listed below, separated by the main area of work: QualityEnvironmentHealth & Safety, and Information Security.

The legal texts identified in this blog do not represent all the legislation published in relation to these four topics. AvISO Consultancy selects the legislation that it believes will apply to the companies it works with.  In addition, AvISO Consultancy does not take responsibility for the accuracy of any information provided and would recommend that you take appropriate legal advice regarding any new legislation that might apply to your business, as appropriate.  

Here is a brief look at some of the changes to legal compliance from quarter one of 2022.

QUALITY

No relevant changes were noted.

ENVIRONMENTAL

The Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations2021

The Green Gas Support Scheme Regulations 2021

The Ozone-Depleting Substances (Grant of Halon Derogations) Regulations 2021

The Electric Vehicles (Smart Charge Points) Regulations 2021

The Scottish Landfill Tax(Standard Rate and Lower Rate) Order 2022

The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Amendment and Revocation) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2022

Water Services Act 2017 (Commencement) Order 2022

Plastic Packaging Tax (Finance Act 2021)

HEALTH & SAFETY

No relevant changes were noted.

INFORMATION SECURITY

No relevant changes were noted.

Our next update for Q2 2022 will be coming out at the beginning of July 2022.Please keep an eye out for our next blog with more details.

Please contact us if you feel any of the above amendments affect your business and would like a no-obligation chat.

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