The Ionising Radiation (Environmental and Public Protection) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 24
 
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Statutory Instruments

Exiting The European Union

Environmental Protection

Health And Safety

Radioactive Substances

Sift requirements satisfied

18 th December 2018

Made

9 th January 2019

Laid before Parliament

11 th January 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1).

The requirements of paragraph 3(2) of Schedule 7 to that Act (relating to the appropriate Parliamentary procedure for these Regulations) have been satisfied.

Citation and commencement

  1. —(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Ionising Radiation (Environmental and Public Protection) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and come into force on exit day.

    (2) Any amendment made by these Regulations has the same extent and application as the provision to which it relates.

    Amendment of the Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) Regulations 1999

  2. —(1) The Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) Regulations 1999(2) are amended as follows.

    (2) In regulation 2(1) for the definition of “EU environmental assessment” substitute—

    ““EU environmental assessment” means an assessment of the effect of anything on the environment carried out under retained EU law other than any law of any part of the United Kingdom that implemented the Directive;”.

    (3) In regulation 3(8) , after “the Directive” insert “as it applied in the United Kingdom immediately before exit day”.

    (4) In regulations 3(9) and 8(2)(c) , in the heading of regulation 12 and in each place it occurs in regulation 12 , for “another EEA State” substitute “an EEA State”.

    (5) In regulation 10 B(3)(b) , after “under” insert “any law of any part of the United Kingdom that implemented”.

    (6) In regulation 12(5)—

    (a) omit “, in accordance with Article 7.4 of the Directive”; and

    (b) in sub-paragraph (b) , for “the other” substitute “that”.

    (7) In Schedule 1—

    (a) in paragraph 5 , for “at European Union or Member State level” substitute “in retained EU law or under the law of any part of the United Kingdom”;

    (b) in paragraph 8—

    (i) for “European Union legislation such as” substitute “retained EU law such as any law that implemented”; and

    (ii) after “requirements of” insert “any law that implemented”.

    (8) In Schedule 2 , in paragraph 2(c)(vi) , after “European Union legislation” insert “as it applied in the...

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