Regulation (EU) No 895/2014: REACH
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Regulation (EU) No 895/2014 came into effect on 22 August 2014
22 August 2014
Hazardous substances - EU
Regulation (EU) No 895/2014 amends the list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) subject to authorisation under the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006. The latest authorisation application dates and sunset dates are set for nine SVHCs, including arsenic acid, strontium chromate and formaldehyde.
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.