Single-Use Plastics Regulations: draft guidance

Draft guidance for the implementation of the Environmental Protection (Single-use Plastic Products) (Scotland) Regulations 2021 (the Regulations). A final version will be produced before the Regulations come into force on 1 June 2022.

D - Coming into force date

15. The Regulations were laid before the Scottish Parliament on 11 November 2021, and will come into force on 1st June 2022.

16. The over 6 month-period between laying and coming into force is intended to allow businesses time to prepare for the new restrictions. This period will allow businesses, including wholesalers and other suppliers of these products, to use up their existing stocks.



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