This instrument is being made under the EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 to amend the Network and Information Systems Regulations (S.I. 2018/506), which came into force on 10 May 2018 (the “NIS Regulations”). The S.I. 2018/506 implements a European obligation, namely implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union (“the NIS Directive”). These amendments are being made to correct deficiencies arising as a result of the withdrawal of the UK from the EU.