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Habitats and wildlife issues for developersBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC—snapshotTitleCouncil Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora of 21 May...
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22nd Sep
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Designated areasBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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22nd Sep
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Appropriate assessment under the Habitats DirectiveThe EU Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) (EU Habitats Directive), as it continues...
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Species ProtectionBrexit11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Priority species and habitatsUK Biodiversity Action Plan The first UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP) was drawn up in January 1994. It described the...
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Who can bring a prosecution for breaches of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1012?The Conservation of Habitats and...
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Implementation of the EU Habitats Directive in England and WalesUK implementationEU Council Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) on the...
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10th Aug
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Appropriate assessment under the Habitats Regulations—checklist for developersIntroductionThe Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) requirements...
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10th Aug
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Derogations under the EU Habitats DirectiveLegislationEU Council Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) on the conservation of natural habitats and...
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10th Aug
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