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The United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 (Exclusions from Market Access Principles: Single-Use Plastics) Regulations 2022

29 September 2022

Amends/Commences: United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020

Comes into force: 11th August 2022

Jurisdiction: United Kingdom

The following single-use items are excluded from the United Kingdom (UK) Market Access Principles in response to the prohibition of sale of single-use plastics.

  • Plastic straws.

  • Plastic stemmed cotton buds.

  • Plastic drink stirrers.

  • Plastic plates.

  • Plastic cutlery or chopsticks.

  • Plastic balloon sticks.

  • Food and drink containers or cups made from expanded or extruded polystyrene.

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