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The following is a list of legislation referred to on this Site, including legislation (primary and subordinate) ot the United Kingdom and its separate nations as well as European Union legislation and United Nations and other supra-national conventions.

The link will take you either to the reference itself or to the page on which it appears. The main references are linked only, not every single reference to a piece of legislation.

'The' is omitted from the list where it is the first word of the legislation.


Agriculture Bill 2020

Air Navigation (Dangerous Goods) Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No 2786

Automatic Enrolment (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) Order 2020

Belfast Corporation (General Powers) Act (Northern Ireland), 1948)

Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953; Births and Deaths Registration Act 1926; Births and Deaths Registration (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (1976 No.1041 (NI 14)

Burial Grounds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1992 (1992 No. 238)

Burial Acts 1852 to 1885; Burial Laws Amendment Act 1880

Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016

Business Contract Terms (Assignment of Receivables) Regulations 2018

Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations 2008

Bus Services Act 2017

Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009

Cemeteries Clauses Act 1847

Charitable Uses Act 1601

Charities Act 2011

Charities Act (NI) 2008

Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005

Children and Young Persons Act 1933; as to  sale of tobacco, s.7

Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982: as to taxis and private hire

Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993

Community Interest Company Regulations 2005

Companies Act 2006:


Companies Act 2006: in connection with:

   Business names

   unlimited companies; private limited companies; public limited companies

  payment of commission for subscription of shares;

  offer of shares and debentures to the public

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008

Consumer Rights Act 2015 - Part 3 Chapter 5: Secondary Ticketing

Coronavirus Act 2020

Coroners and Justice Act 2009

CLP - Classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures: Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Companies Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise Act 2004

Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/17); replaced Company and Business Names (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2009 (SI2009/1085])

 as to Business names

 as to Company names

Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business Names (Sensitive Words and Expressions) Regulations 2014 (SI 2014/3140]

as to Business names

 as to Company names

Competition Act 1998

Consumer Rights Act 2015 - Part 1: Consumer Contracts

Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014: as to Co-operatives and Co-operative societies; as to Social enterprises and Community benefit societies

Coronavirus Act 2020

Cosmetic Products Regulation 2013

Council Directive 2000/29/EC (Plant Health Directive)

Council Directives 69/464/EEC on the control of Potato Wart Disease, 93/85/EEC on the control of Potato Ring Rot, 98/57/EC on the control of Potato Brown Rot and 2007/33/EC on the control of Potato Cyst Nematodes

Cremation Acts 1902 and 1952; Cremation (England and Wales) Regulations 2008 (2008 No. 284).

Cremation (Belfast) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1961 (1961 No. 61)

Cremation (Scotland) Regulations 2019 (2019 No. 36)

Data Protection Act 2018

Data Protection Act 1998

Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969

Employment Rights Act 1996

Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2020 (SI 2020 No. 205)

Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

Environmental Protection (Plastic Straws, Cotton Buds and Stirrers) (England) Regulations 2020).

European Communities Act 1972

European Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009 on Cosmetic Products

European Union Referendum Act 2015

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019

European Union (Withdrawal) No 2 Act 2019

Farriers Registration Act 1975

Financial Guidance and Claims Act 2018

Financial Services Act 2012

Financial Services and Markets Act 2000; as to:

  financial promotions;

  Public offer of shares or debentures requiring a prospectus

  regulated financial services, regulated activities, regulated investments

Food Imitations (Safety) Regulations 1989

Forestry Act 1967, Forestry (Exceptions from Restriction of Felling) Regulations 1979 Forestry Act (Northern Ireland) 2010; Forestry Act (2010 Act) (Commencement No. 3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2013; Forestry (Felling of Trees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013

Forestry (Felling of Trees) (Calculation of the Area of Land) Regulations

General Data Protection Regulation

General Product Safety Regulations 2005

Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Great Repeal Bill: see European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2019

Hallmarking Act 1973: see Regualted products: Gold, silver, palladium, platinum

Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 (2020 No. 350); Health Protection (Coronavirus, Business Closure) (England) Regulations 2020); Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 (2020 No. 55); Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 (2020 No. 103); Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020 (2020 No. 353)

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

HGV Road User Levy Act 2013

Immigration Act 1971 s.25

Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 Part II

Insolvency Act 1986:

in relation to Director's civil liability; in relation to Co-operative societies and Community benefit societies

Law Reform (Frustrated Contracts) Act 1943

Limited Liability Partnership Act 2000

Limited Partnership Act 1907

Local Government Act 1972 s.214; the Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977 (19777 No. 204)

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976: as to private hire

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (No. 1208 (N.I. 15))

London Cab Order 1934

Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017

Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019

Parochial Registers and Records Measure 1978

Partnership Act 1890

Pensions Act 1998

Pensions Act 2008

Plant Health Orders; Plant Health Regulations 2016 (SI 2031)

Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (2003 No. 46) (as amended)

Private Hire Vehicles (Lodon) Act 1998

Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 s.46

Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878 s.181


Pubs Code etc. Regulations 2016

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981

REACH - Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals REACH: Regulation EC 1907/2006

Recall of MPs Act 2015

Registration of Births and Deaths Regulations 1987 (1987 No. 2088)

Registration of Burials Act 1864

Regulation (EC) No. 1071/2009 of 21 October 2009

Road Vehicles (Authorisation of Special Types) (General) Order 2003 SI 2003 No. 1998

Road Traffic Act 1988 s.44

Sale of Goods Act 1979

Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018

Small and Medium Sized Business (Finance Platforms) Regulations 2015

Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015: as to regulatory reform;

Small Charitable Donations Act 2012

Single Use Carrier Bags Charges (England) Order 2015; (S.I. 2015/776); Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 (220 No. 118)

Statute of Frauds 1677

Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion Act 2002

Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display) (England) Regulations 2010.
Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display and Specialist Tobacconists) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2011
Tobacco Advertising and Promotion (Display) (Wales) Regulations 2012

Tobacco and Related Products Regulations 2016

Transfer of Undertakings Regulations

Transport Act 1985: as to private hire

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Part VIII (as amended), Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulations 2012

Town Police Clauses Act 1847

Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966

[Page partially updated: 29/06/2020]