Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado
Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Marine Strategy Framework Directive 2008/56/EC—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Purpose
  • Key requirements
  • England and Wales Implementation

Title Directive 2008/56/EC
Entry into force 15 July 2008
Transposition deadline 15 July 2010
Amendments See EUR-Lex linked documents
Implementing legislation in England and Wales The Marine Strategy Regulations 2010, SI 2010/1627.
Entered into force on 15 July 2010 and are applicable to the whole of the UK

Correction slip 2011
Subject Marine ecosystems—marine strategies

Brexit impact

This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice Note: Brexit—environmental law implications, which details the relevant aspects of the withdrawal process, as well as providing insights into developments affecting environmental protection, such as the draft Environmental Principles and Governance Bill.

The date and time of withdrawal of the EU (exit day) is specified in UK law (under section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018), but until the legal terms of the withdrawal negotiated with the EU are finalised, there remains a possibility that the UK’s