The Ecodesign for Energy-related Products Regs 2011
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The Ecodesign for Energy-related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2011 published 1 December
Ecodesign – United Kingdom
The Ecodesign for Energy-related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2011 insert two additional products (household dishwashers and household washing machines) into the table in Schedule 1 to the 2010 Regulations and add a requirement for the secretary of state to review the 2010 Regulations no later than fi ve years after they came into force. The Regulations also amend the Energy Information Regulations 2011 and reduce the time for appeals to the fi rst-tier tribunal from two months to 28 days.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
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.
In R (on the application of National Farmers Union) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary's direction to Natural England concerning badger culling.