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The Air Quality Standards (Amendment) Regulations 2016

13 December 2016

What is the amended legislation: The Air Quality Standards (Amendment) Regulations 2016
These Regulations amend the:  Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010
Who does this affect:  UK
When does this change take place:  31st December 2016

These Regulations amend the Air Quality Standards Regulations 2010 (S.I. 2010/1001). Those Regulations transpose Directive 2008/50/EC on ambient air quality etc. and Directive 2004/107/ EC relating to arsenic etc. in ambient air. Both Directives were amended by Commission Directive 2015/1480.
Regulation 2 amends the definition of “Directive 2008/50/EC” so that each reference to the Directive in the Regulations is a reference to the Directive as amended by Commission Directive 2015/1480. A similar change is made to the definition of “Directive 2004/107/EC”.

Regulations 3 and 4 make amendments to Schedule 1 (which concerns sampling points). Regulation 3 makes amendments to Part 3 of Schedule 1. The changes follow amendments made by Commission Directive 2015/1480 to Section C of Annex III to Directive 2008/50/EC.

Regulation 4 inserts a new Part 4 in Schedule 1. The new Part 4 concerns documentation and review of site selection. This change follows the replacement

Full text available here: http://legislation.data.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1184/made/data.pdf
Source: http://legislation.data.gov.uk/uksi/2016/1184/made/data.pdf
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