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Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 1012 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Sea, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Coastal zone management EIA Sustainable development Expropriation Sustainable use Waterworks Freshwater resources management Biodiversity Management/conservation Protected area Birds Protection of habitats Ecosystem preservation Marine protected areas Protection of species Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations make provision for the selection, designation, registration and notification of sites to be protected under the Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. These Regulations also implement aspects of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. They make provision in respect of European sites for: (a) control of damaging operations caused by human activity; (b) special nature conservation orders and restoration orders; (c) byelaws of the appropriate nature conservation body; and (d) compulsory acquisition. The Regulations extend protection to European marine sites.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Cap. 23).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2009

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Coastal zone management, Land-use planning, Basic legislation, Policy/planning, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Sovereignty, Marine area, Marine protected areas, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora

Legislation | European Union | 1992 (2013)

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Protected area, Biodiversity, Protection of habitats, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Management/conservation, Endangered species, Hunting/capture, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Data collection/reporting, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 490 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Coastal zone management, EIA, Expropriation, Management/conservation, Protected area, Birds, Protection of habitats, Ecosystem preservation, Marine protected areas, Enforcement/compliance, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Environment Act 2021 (Chapter 30).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2021

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Environmental planning, Environmental standards, Governance, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Framework law, Environmental audit, EIA, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting, Research, Forest management/forest conservation, Forestry protection measures, Protection forest, Risk assessment/management, Organic waste, Packaging/labelling, Polluter pays principle, Transport/storage, Transboundary movement of waste, Waste management, Waste prevention, Subsidy/incentive, Drainage/land reclamation, Effluent waste water/discharge, Water quality standards, Freshwater resources management, Water shortage/drought, Priorities, Freshwater pollution, Water abstraction, Basic legislation, Ecosystem preservation, Biodiversity, Endangered species, Protected area, Protection of habitats, Protection of species, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX