Abolition of Commission for Rural Communities Order
The Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012 came into force on 1 April
1 Apr 2013
Regulation - England and Wales
The Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012 abolishes the Commission for Rural Communities, which was established by the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
Over two million hectares of Brazilian rainforest could be legally converted to supply the UK with soy under a new anti-deforestation law proposed by the government, the WWF has found.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
In R. (on the application of Hudson) v Windsor and Maidenhead RBC, the appellant appealed against a decision to uphold the local authority’s grant of planning permission for the construction of a holiday village at the Legoland Windsor Resort.