Ecodesign for Energy Related Products Regs 2013
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The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) Regulations 2013 came into force on 4 June 2013
4 Jun 2013
Energy - UK
The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) Regulations 2013 amend the 2010 Regulations and the Energy Information Regulations 2011, as well as partially implementing several European Commission regulations.
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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.
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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.