Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Commencement No. 20) (Scotland) Order 2015
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Environmental Protection Act 1990 Order 2015
1 April 2015
Scotland - environment protection
The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Commencement No. 20) (Scotland) Order 2015 brings uncommenced sections of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 into force, repealing specified legislation in Scotland. The Alkali etc. Works Regulation Act 1906 is repealed. Sections of further legislation including the Control of Pollution Act 1974 are revoked in relation to processes, statutory nuisances and hazardous substances.
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.