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The Planning (Hazardous Substances) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

16 January 2019

Takes effect from 29th March 2019 and applicable in England:


  • The Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008

  • The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015

  • Planning (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2015

The above are amended to ensure it is able to operate on the day that the UK leaves the EU. References to EU Directives are either:
a)    removed;
b)    made clear that any updates to the Directives after exit day will not be relevant to this Regulation; or
c)    are replaced with reference to Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations 2015.

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