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The Nursing and Midwifery Order (Legal Assessors) (Amendment) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fitness to Practise) (Amendment) Rules Order of Council 2017

This Order approves the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fitness to Practise) (Amendment) Rules 2017 (“the Amendment Rules”) which amend the Nursing and Midwifery Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004 (S.I. 2004/1761) (“the 2004 Rules”). Article 2 of this Order also amends the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 (Legal Assessors) Order of Council 2004 (S.I. 2004/1763) to reflect the replacement of the Conduct and Competence Committee and the Health Committee by the Fitness to Practise Committee.

The A90 Trunk Road (Ellon Road) (Redetermination of Means of Exercise of Public Right of Passage) Order 2017


The Antarctic (Amendment) Regulations 2017

These Regulations update the Antarctic Regulations 1995. They replace Schedules 1 and 2 to those Regulations with new schedules containing up-to-date lists, coordinates and descriptions of all restricted areas and historic sites and monuments in force under the Antarctic Treaty System, and as agreed at Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings up to and including the thirty-eighth meeting held at Sofia in June 2015.

The Prohibited Procedures on Protected Animals (Exemptions) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017


The Equality Act 2010 (General Qualifications Bodies) (Appropriate Regulator and Relevant Qualifications) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2017

These Regulations make amendments to Schedule 1 to the Equality Act 2010 (General Qualifications Bodies) (Appropriate Regulator and Relevant Qualifications) Regulations 2010 (“the 2010 Regulations”).

The Driving and Motorcycle Instructors (Recognition of European Professional Qualifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

These Regulations make further provision to implement Directive 2013/55/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20th November 2013 amending Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications.

The Scottish Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2017

These Regulations transpose Article 30 (beneficial ownership information) of Directive 2015/ 849/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 (OJ L 141, 05.06.15, p.73) (“the Directive”) on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purposes of money laundering or terrorist financing, for Scottish limited partnerships and certain Scottish general partnerships, defined in regulation 3.

The A9 Trunk Road (Glassingall, Dunblane) (Temporary Prohibition of Specified Turns) Order 2017


The A78 Trunk Road (High Street, Greenock) (Temporary Prohibition of Specified Turns) Order 2017



The Insolvency Amendment (EU 2015/848) Regulations 2017

These Regulations amend the insolvency legislation for England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to make it compatible with the recast of the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (the EIR). The EIR replaces Council Regulation (EC) No 1346/2000 on insolvency proceedings. These regulations amend the Insolvency Act 1986 which contains corporate insolvency law for England, Wales and Scotland and personal insolvency law for England and Wales. Personal insolvency law is devolved in Scotland. These Regulations also amend the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 (S.I. 2016/1024) and the Insolvency (Scotland) Rules 1986 (S.I. 1986/1915) made under the Insolvency Act 1986. In respect of Northern Ireland these Regulations amend the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 and the Insolvency Rules (Northern Ireland) 1991.

The Information about People with Significant Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017

These Regulations implement Article 30 (beneficial ownership information) of Council Directive 2015/849/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 (OJ No L 141, 5.6.2015, p73) (“the Directive”) on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, in relation to companies, including unregistered companies, and limited liability partnerships (“LLPs”).


The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017

These Regulations make consequential changes to the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (“the 1995 Act”) in relation to the reform of solemn procedure in the sheriff court provided for in Part 3 of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016. These amendments reflect in particular the change in solemn procedure in the sheriff court which requires the court to appoint trial diets at first diets (when previously the prosecutor would have done so at the stage of indictment).

The Export Control (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2017

This Order amends Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008 (S.I. 2008/3231) (“the 2008 Order”), which schedule lists military goods, software and technology subject to export controls (“the UK list”). The content of the UK list reflects both domestic controls and an international export regime known as the Wassenaar Arrangement. This regime is given effect to in the European Union through the Common Military List (OJ L 88, 29.3.2007, p.58), adopted by the Council of the European Union on 19 March 2007 (“the CML”).

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

These Regulations replace the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/2157) and the Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 2007/3298) with updated provisions that implement in part the Fourth Money Laundering Directive 2015/849/EU (“fourth money laundering directive”) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20th May 2015 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering or terrorist financing (OJ L 141, 05.06.2015, p.73) and the Funds Transfer Regulation 2015/847/EU (“funds transfer regulation”) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20th May 2015 on information accompanying transfers of funds (OJ L 141, 05.06.2015, p.1).

The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) Regulations 2017

These Regulations implement parts of Directive 2014/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on markets in financial instruments (recast) (OJ L173, 12/6/2014 p.349) (“MiFID II”) and Regulation (EU) No 600/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on markets in financial instruments (OJ L173, 12/06/2014 p.84) (“MiFIR”). MiFID II and MiFIR together replace Directive 2004/39/EC on markets in financial instruments (OJ L145, 30/04/2004 p.1) (“MiFID I”).

The Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (Relevant Trafficking or Exploitation Offences and Relevant UK Orders) Regulations 2017

These Regulations make amendments to the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015 (“the Act”) in respect of trafficking and exploitation prevention orders (“TEPOs”) and trafficking and exploitation risk orders (“TEROs”).

The A76 Trunk Road (Sanquhar) (Temporary Prohibition on Waiting, Loading and Unloading) Order 2017


The North East Scotland Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) (No. 6) Order 2017