A proposed Deposit and Return Scheme for drinks containers such as plastic bottles made from PET plastic, aluminium and steel cans and glass bottles is currently out for consultation in the form of draft Deposit and Return Scheme for Scotland Regulations 2020.
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Latest articles from Jennifer Jack
The COSLA's 2019 Annual Conference includes a session hosted by Scottish Empty Homes Partnership on Empty Homes - The Asset on our Doorsteps. This has been a hot topic in recent years and here we take a look at the current state of play.
Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019: An insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy
The Scottish Environmental Regulations 2019 (Environment (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2019) are amongst the raft of transitional measures required to implement the UK’s exit from the EU, and offer an insight into the future of Scottish environmental policy.
The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has said that the UK should be able to unilaterally cancel its withdrawal from the EU. Harper Macleod Partner Jennifer Jack is part of the legal team representing two MPs in the case.
Britain is hurtling towards an EU exit on 29 March 2019 but is Brexit inevitable, or can the UK still withdraw its withdrawal? The Inner House of the Court of Session has agreed that that we should ask the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) to confirm.