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Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (2010 asp 5).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision in relation to functions and activities in the Scottish marine area, including provision about marine plans, licensing of marine activities, the protection of the area and its wildlife including seals and regulation of sea fisheries; and for connected purposes.
Subject
Fisheries, Land & soil, Sea, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation Marine fisheries Inland fisheries Enforcement/compliance Land-use planning Coastal zone management Basic legislation Policy/planning Institution Maritime zone Territorial sea EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone Mariculture Sovereignty Marine area Ecosystem preservation Marine protected areas Marine mammals
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The provisions of this Act, except this section and sections 1, 2, 19, 64, 65, 66, 106, 133, 157, 165 and 166, come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.
Abstract

This Act creates a new legislative and management framework for the marine environment in Scotland. It, among other things: establishes a new system of marine planning to take into account marine environment protection and management matters, creates a system of licensing of marine activities and defines powers to establish marine protected areas to protect natural and cultural marine features. The Act also introduces a new regime for the conservation of seals and gives powers to Scottish marine

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

Amends

Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002.

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2002

Keyword: Basic legislation, Water supply, Sewerage, Institution, Water charges, Industrial water use, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Chapter 69).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1981

Keyword: Basic legislation, Management/conservation, Protected area, National parks, Birds, Hunting/capture, Endangered species, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Territorial Sea Act 1987 (Chapter 49).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1987

Keyword: Maritime zone, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sea Fisheries Act 1968 (1968, Chapter 77).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1968

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Subsidy/incentive, Tax/levy, Foreign fishing, Enforcement/compliance, Crustaceans, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing gear/fishing method, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Act 1981 (Chapter 29).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1981

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Institution, Tax/levy, Special fund, Subsidy/incentive, Size, Transshipment, Enforcement/compliance, Policy/planning, Marine mammals, Fishery management and conservation, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992 (Chapter 60).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1992

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Court/tribunal, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (Commencement No. 3 and Consequential Provisions) Order 2013 (S.S.I. No. 276 (C. 22) of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Marine area, Navigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Licensing (Register of Licensing Information) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 80 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Coastal zone management, EIA, Authorization/permit, Registration, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

South Arran Nature Conservation Marine Protected Area Order 2014 (S.M.O. of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants, Marine protected areas, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wester Ross Marine Conservation Order 2015 (S.S.I. No. 302 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Protected fishing area, Marine protected areas, Aquatic plants, Aquatic animals, Protection of habitats

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 2870 of 2010).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010

Keyword: Marine area, Policy/planning, Marine mammals, Marine protected areas, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Licensing (Consultees) (Scotland) Order 2011 (S.S.I. No. 79 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

South Arran Marine Conservation Order 2014 (S.S.I. No. 260 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Protected fishing area, Marine protected areas, Aquatic plants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine (Scotland) Act 2010 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Order 2011 (S.S.I. No. 202 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Authorization/permit, Coastal zone management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Licensing (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2011 (S.S.I. No. 78 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011

Keyword: Pollution control, Environmental fees/charges, Royalties/fees, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Licensing (Pre-application Consultation) (Scotland) Regulations 2013 (S.S.I. No. 286 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Marine pollution, Coastal zone management, EIA, Authorization/permit, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 (2018 asp 12).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Agricultural development, Less favoured areas, Community management, EIA, Marine area, Coastal zone management, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013 (Asp 7 of 2013).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2013

Keyword: Basic legislation, Marine fisheries, Fishery management and conservation, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Crustaceans, Contract/agreement, Biosecurity, Alien species, Fish disease, Monitoring, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Seasons, Quarantine, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Wildlife and Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2012 (S.S.I. No. 215 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

Keyword: Management/conservation, Biodiversity, Alien species, Ranching/captive breeding, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (S.I. 1013 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Marine pollution, EIA, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Offences/penalties, Ecosystem preservation, Protection of habitats, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX