Scottish Air Quality Revisions
25 May 2016
What is the new legislation:
Air Quality (Scotland) Amendment Regulations SSI 2016/162
What is the amended legislation
Air Quality (Scotland) Regulations SSI 2000/97
Who does this affect: Scotland
When does this change take place: 1st April 2016
They amend the Air Quality (Scotland) Regulations SSI 2000/97 by:
introducing a definition of PM2.5
setting an air quality objective for the substance PM2.5
prescribing the relevant period by which local authorities in Scotland are to review the air quality within their areas.
The full text of the Regulations may be found here.