Regulation

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 4th July 2012.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what regulations her Department introduced between 1 February 2012 and 31 May 2012; and at what cost to the public purse.

Photo of James Paice James Paice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Department introduced 22 statutory instruments between 1 February 2012 and 31 May 2012. A list of these instruments is set out in the table.

DEFRA does not capture the cost to the public purse of new statutory instruments (eg including staff time or cost to regulators), but does capture the forecast costs and savings to business, which are set out in individual impact assessments. These are available electronically from the Better Regulation Executive's impact assessment library:

http://www.ialibrary.bis.gov.uk/links/

Regulation Date of introduction
Tuberculosis (England) (Amendment) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1391) 14 May 2012
Individual Ascertainment of Value (England) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1380) 14 May 2012
Cattle Compensation (England) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1379) 14 May 2012
Fishing Boats (Satellite-Tracking Devices and Electronic Reporting) (England) Scheme 2012 (SI 2012/1375) 17 May 2012
Bridgewater Canal (Transfer of Undertaking) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1266) 1 May 2012
Control of Dogs (Designation of the Common Council of the City of London as a Secondary Authority) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1223) 1 May 2012
Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1151) 21 April 2012
Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Amendment of Fixed Penalty Amount) (England) Order 2012 (SI 2012/1150) 21 April 2012
Quality Standards for Green Bananas (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/947) 21 March 2012
Environmental Protection Act 1990 (Commencement No. 19) Order 2012 (SI 2012/898) 20 March 2012
Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (Commencement No 6 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2012 (SI 2012/879) 18 March 2012
Sea Fishing (Licences and Notices) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/827) 14 March 2012
Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) Order 2012 (SI 2012/815) 13 March 2012
Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/814) 13 March 2012
Controlled Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/811) 12 March 2012
Plant Health (Fees) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/745) 27 February 2012
Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012 (SI 2012/698) 3 March 2012
Plant Health (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/697) 3 March 2012
Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/630) 16 February 2012
Welfare of Animals (Slaughter or Killing) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/501) 22 February 2012
Water Act 2003 (Commencement No. 11) Order 2012 (SI 2012/264) 2 February 2012
Contaminated Land (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/263) 2 February 2012

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