The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Nicola Canty, Barrister of 9 Hazel Tree Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is an executive non-departmental public body (NDPB). The MMO is not part of a government department and it carries out its functions at arm’s length from Ministers. However, Ministers are accountable to Parliament for the MMO’s overall performance and the Secretary of State appoints the independent Board that leads and directs the MMO.
The MMO performs functions on behalf of:
the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) (Defra is also the lead sponsor)
the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
the Department for Transport (DfT); and
the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) was one of the original five sponsoring department but withdrew its sponsorship in May 2013.
In addition as part of the Defra group, the MMO’s work and goals must comply with the framework provided by the Defra Strategy for the period
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