Regulation

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 26th 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 regulations his Department introduced between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013; and what the anticipated cost is of each.

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

DEFRA introduced 43 statutory instruments in this period, but no primary legislation. These regulations are shown in the table.

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.

DEFRA SIs made in 2012 (including those signed by a civil servant on behalf of the SoS), regulations introduced by DEFRA between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013
  Title SI/Act Ref Date
1 The Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003 (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2013 SI 2013/141 24 January 2013
2 The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2013 (SI 2013/123)(1) SI 2013/123 15 January 2013
3 The Uplands Transitional Payment Regulations 2013(1) SI 2013/109 17 January 2013
4 The Legislative Reform (Constitution of Veterinary Surgeons Preliminary Investigation and Disciplinary Committees) Order 2013 SI 2013/103 17 January 2013
5 The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2013(1) SI 2013/23 14 January 2013
6 The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/3082 10 December 2012
7 The Seed Marketing (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3035)(1) SI 2012/3035 3 December 2012
8 The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2012 (SI 2012/3033)(1) SI 2012/3033 5 December 2012
9 The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/3027 3 December 2012
10 The Ecodesign for Energy-Related Products and Energy Information (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/3005 3 December 2012
11 The Welfare of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (England) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/2932 21 November 2012
12 The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2922 21 November 2012
13 The Agriculture, Animals, Environment and Food etc. (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2897 15 November 2012
14 The Transfer of Functions (Sea Fisheries) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2747 7 November 2012
15 The Veterinary Medicines (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/2711 26 October 2012
16 The Plant Health (Forestry) (Amendment) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2707 29 October 2012
17 The Zootechnical Standards (England) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/2665 16 October 2012
18 The Public Bodies (Abolition of the Commission for Rural Communities) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2654 18 October 2012
19 The African Horse Sickness (England) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/2629 15 October 2012
20 The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2573 8 October 2012
21 The Public Bodies (Abolition of Environment Protection Advisory Committees) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2407 18 September 2012
22 The Public Bodies (Abolition of Regional and Local Fisheries Advisory Committees) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2406 18 September 2012
23 The Controlled Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/2320 7 September 2012
24 The Scallop Fishing (England) Order 2012 SI 2012/2283 5 September 2012
25 The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2282 5 September 2012
26 The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/2281 5 September 2012
27 The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (Commencement No. 7) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/2000 30 July 2012
28 The Bluetongue (Amendment) Regulations 2012)(1) SI 2012/1977 25 July 2012
29 The Designation of Features (Appeals) (England) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/1945 23 July 2012
30 The Offshore Marine Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/1928 20 July 2012
31 The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/1927 20 July 2012
32 The Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/1923 21 July 2012
33 The Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/1889 17 July 2012
34 The Ipswich Barrier Order 2012(1) SI 2012/1867 16 July 2012
35 The Nitrate Pollution Prevention(Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/1849 13 July 2012
36 The Volatile Organic Compounds in Paints, Varnishes and Vehicle Refinishing Products Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/1715 27 June 2012
37 The Designation of Features (Notices) (England) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/1693 27 June 2012
38 The INSPIRE (Amendment) Regulations 2012(1) SI 2012/1672 1 July 2012
39 The British Waterways Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 2012 SI 2012/1659 1 July 2012
40 The Inland Waterways Advisory Council (Abolition) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/1658 1 July 2012
41 The Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012 SI 2012/1657 20 June 2012
42 The Infrastructure Planning (Waste Water Transfer and Storage) Order 2012 SI 2012/1645 22 June 2012
43 The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (Weymouth Bay) Order 2012(1) SI 2012/1559 18 June 2012
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