UK environmental law

UK environmental law guidance:

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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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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Context 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...

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TitleEnvironment Bill Key dateIntroduced to Parliament 30 January 2020 SubjectEnvironmental principles, governance, regulation, air pollution, waste and plastics,...

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Produced in partnership with Haydn Davies of Birmingham City University and updated in partnership with Antony Bartholomeusz Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January...

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TitleFlood and Water Management Act 2010 Entry into Force8 April 2010 (received Royal Assent on this date—but various implementing pieces of legislation have brought...

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Introduction to environmental law Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal...

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TitleLand Drainage Act 1991 Entry into Force1 December 1991 Transposition DeadlineN/A AmendmentsEnvironment (Wales) Act 2016 Deregulation Act 2015 Water Act 2014 Transfer...

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TitleMarine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009) Entry into force12th November 2009 (received Royal Assent on this date, but various implementing pieces of legislation...

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STOP PRESS: The October 2019 draft of the Environment Bill fell away on the dissolution of Parliament before the December 2019 general election. The Queen’s Speech on 19...

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