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Regulation

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many and which regulations his Department has repealed between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013; and what estimate he has made of the savings which will accrue to those affected by each such regulation as a result of its repeal.

Photo of Richard Benyon Richard Benyon The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs revoked 24 statutory instruments between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013. A table of the instruments revoked is set out as follows. The Department did not repeal any primary legislation in this period. Any information that is available on estimated costs and savings to business is 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/ or

http://www.legislation.gov.uk where they are linked to the legislation.

  Regulation
The Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012  
Regulations Revoked The Plant Protection Products (Basic Conditions) Regulations 1997
  The Plant Protection Products (Basic Conditions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997
The British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012  
Regulation Revoked The Regulatory Reform (British Waterways Board) Order 2003
The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations(1)  
Regulations Revoked The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations 2005
  The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2009
  The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products (Amendment) Regulations 2010
The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012  
Regulations Revoked Regulations 20 and 22 of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010
The Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012(1)  
Regulations Revoked The Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances Order 1991
  The Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Terms of Office) Regulations 1991
The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2012(1)  
Regulation Revoked The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) Regulations 2012
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) Order 2012(1)  
Regulation Revoked The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) Order 2012
The Scallop Fishing (England) Order 2012  
Regulation Revoked The Scallop Fishing Order 2004
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2012(1)  
Regulation Revoked The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2011
The Zootechnical Standards (England) Regulations 2012  
Regulations Revoked The Zootechnical Standards Regulations 1992 in relation to England
  The Zootechnical Standards (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2007
The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1)  
Regulations Revoked The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Reductions from Payments) (England) Regulations 2006
The Uplands Transitional Payment Regulations 2013(1)  
Regulations Revoked The Hill Farm Allowance Regulations 2006
  The Hill Farm Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2006
  The Hill Farm Allowance Regulations 2007
  The Hill Farm Allowance Regulations 2008
The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2013(1)  
Regulation Revoked The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2011
The Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003 (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2013  
Regulations Revoked The Landfill Allowances and Trading Scheme (England) Regulations 2004
  The Landfill Allowances and Trading Scheme (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2005
(1) Denotes the measure did not require an impact assessment.

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