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Environmental liabilityThe company could be liable under a number of environmental regimes, including criminal liability under the:•Wildlife and...
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16th Apr
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TitleRegulation (EU) No 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species (the Regulation)Entry into...
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16th Mar
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Brexit11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the...
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Japanese knotweed locationsJapanese knotweed can be found almost all over the country. It can readily grow in nutrient-poor or contaminated soils,...
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The Weeds Act 1959 (WA 1959) regulates injurious weeds. It applies to England, Wales and Scotland (as amended), but does not extend to Northern...
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What are invasive species?‘Invasive species’ are those plants and animals that have the potential to occupy land, spread or grow in a manner that...
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Produced in partnership with Phlorum Limited 9th Mar
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Japanese knotweed was introduced to the UK in the 19th century as an ornamental garden plant. It had been used in Japan to stabilise sand banks and...
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An occupier of land could face liability for the spread of Japanese knotweed to neighbouring land in a number of ways, including:•under section 14 of...
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