Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

11 November 2019

SL(5)465 – The Rural Affairs and Environment (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) Regulations 2019

Procedure: Negative

These Regulations amend the following subordinate legislation relating to environmental protection and food:

·         The Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (Wales) Regulations 2009 (“the 2009 Regulations”)

·         The Eggs and Chicks (Wales) Regulations 2010 (“the 2010 Regulations”)

·         The Poultrymeat (Wales) Regulations 2011 (“the 2011 Regulations”)

Most notably, these Regulations:

·         insert new provisions requiring enforcing authorities to notify the Welsh Ministers of relevant environmental damage, as soon as reasonably practicable after serving notification on a responsible operator under regulation 18 of the 2009 Regulations;

·         amend the 2010 and 2011 Regulations to ensure they are up to date and accurate in relation to the current marketing standards relating to eggs, chicks and poultrymeat.

Parent Act: European Communities Act 1972

Date Made: 28 October 2019

Date Laid: 30 October 2019

Coming into force date: