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Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 1177 of 2017).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
England
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Liability/compensation Polluter pays principle Marine pollution Enforcement/compliance Protected area Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (England) Regulations 2015 to require operators to identify potential remedial measures for damage caused by marine pollution and submit them to the enforcement authority (regulation 20) and to provide for proper transposition of Directive 2004/35/EC (Schedule 1). The latter amendment addresses damage to a site of scientific interest which is also a European site (as defined in S.I. 2017/1012). It provides that damage

Full text
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Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2009/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2005/35/EC on ship-source pollution and on the introduction of penalties for infringements.

Legislation | European Union | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Liability/compensation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 810 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Soil pollution/quality, Enforcement/compliance, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX