The Water Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2014
The Water Act 2014
1 January 2015
Water - UK
The Water Act 2014 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2014 brings sections of the Water Act 2014 into force, establishing the Flood Re insurance scheme for areas of high flood risk. Sections of the Act supporting forthcoming water and sewerage supply market reform also come into force.
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.