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Marine Act (Northern Ireland) 2013 (2013 Chapter 10).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for marine plans in relation to the Northern Ireland inshore region; to provide for marine conservation zones in that region; to make further provision in relation to marine licensing for certain electricity works in that region; and for connected purposes.
Subject
Fisheries, Land & soil, Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine fisheries Biodiversity Land-use planning Coastal zone management Policy/planning Marine area Mariculture Authorization/permit Basic legislation Management/conservation Ecosystem preservation Marine protected areas Protected area Protection of habitats Wetlands Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act establishes a strategic system of marine planning in Northern Ireland’s inshore region (as defined), provides in part for a modernised licensing and enforcement regime and promotes the United Kingdom’s aim of establishing an “ecologically coherent network of Marine Protected Areas”, so that marine biodiversity is protected and international and European commitments are met. The Act, among other things: establishes a new system of marine planning to take into account marine environment p

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | European Union | 1992

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Marine Conservation (Fixed Monetary Penalties) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. No. 279 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX