Gas Matters

The revised Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 came into force on 6 April 2018. Primarily designed to safeguard the public from the dangers arising from the use of gas. Regulation 36 (Duties of Landlords) requires landlords to ensure that gas appliances/flues and installation pipework are maintained in a safe condition and that an annual gas safety check is[...]

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Brexit News

Legislation relating to leaving the EU was passed by the Scottish Parliament and the National Assembly for Wales/ Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru but has been referred to the Supreme Court by the Attorney General and the Advocate General for Scotland. These two officers have the power to refer devolved legislation to the Supreme Court for a ruling on its constitutionality. The[...]

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AMDEA Briefing

Last month’s event was in two parts: a morning session with external speakers on market surveillance, and an afternoon workshop on risk assessment. In the morning AMDEA presented a brisk summary of the market surveillance position in the UK at present and then handed over to BEIS (the Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). They explained the setup[...]

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New Energy Labels

The European Parliamentary Committees are still consolidating the proposals for new Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations for large white goods. These will be made public after the Inter Service Consultation (probably in early July) and should be available for Member State representatives to vote on in October this year. However, it seems that they are still some way off a[...]

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