Sources of environmental law

Sources of environmental law guidance:

TitleConvention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (Paris Convention) Parties16 parties Revisions1963 Convention Supplementary to the Paris...

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TitleConvention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (Vienna Convention) Parties38 parties Revisions1997 Protocol (see Practice Note: 1997 Protocol to the 1963 Vienna...

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TitleConvention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) Parties156 parties Revisions2005 Amendment (entered into force 8 May 2015) LocationVienna, Austria...

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Title1992 Convention on Biological Diversity Parties196 LocationNairobi Adopted22 May 1992 ProtocolsCartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological...

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TitleProtocol to Amend the 1963 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Parties13 parties Adopted12 September 1997 Came into force4 October 2003...

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Title2020 Climate and Energy Package Entry into Forcen/a Transposition Deadlinen/a Amendmentsn/a Related legislation in England and Walesn/a SubjectEU Environmental...

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Title2030 Climate and Energy Framework Entry into Forcen/a Transposition Deadlinen/a Amendmentsn/a Implementing legislationn/a SubjectEU Environmental Law—Climate...

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Context of the 25 Year Environment Plan In January 2015, the Committee (NCC) recommended that the government draw up a 25 Year Plan for the Environment. The government...

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The UK and EU ratified the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe* consolidated version: 18/09/2015...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective 2018/2001/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (recast) (RED...

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TitleBali Road Map LocationBali, Indonesia Date3rd - 15th December 2007 SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and...

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Title Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 February 2006 concerning the management of bathing water quality and...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on the conservation of wild birds (codified version)*Latest consolidated...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on membership of the EU, with a 52% majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of the UK’s decision to...

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As a result of the 23 June 2016 UK referendum on membership of the EU, which voted with a 52% majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU, government published the...

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What were the Cancun Agreements? TitleCancun Agreements LocationCancun, Mexico Date29th November - 10th December 2010 SubjectClimate change The 16th United Nations...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleClean Energy Package Entry into Forcen/a Transposition Deadlinen/a Amendmentsn/a Implementing legislation in England and Walesn/a SubjectEnergy efficiency; renewable...

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What are conservation covenants? As a concept, conservation covenants are private, voluntary agreements between a landowner and responsible body, such as a conservation...

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TitleDirective 2012/18/EU of the European parliament and of the council of 4 July 2012 on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances (Seveso...

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