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Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 (S.R. No. 411 of 2010).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
Farming Soil pollution/quality Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Fertilizers/nutrients Transport/storage Pollution control Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations establish and introduce an action programme for the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources that is applicable to all farmers across Northern Ireland. The Regulations, among other things: impose certain obligations on controllers or owners of an agricultural area in respect of prevention of pollution and good agricultural practice; establish closed periods for the land application of chemical fertilizer and organic manure; establish t

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 91/676/EEC concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Protection of environment, Farming, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2003 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-justice, Governance, Public participation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 489 of 2006).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2006 | Repealed

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Fertilizers/nutrients, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Nitrates Action Programme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 388 of 2011).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nitrates Action Programme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012 (S.R. No. 231 of 2012).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012 | Repealed

Keyword: Fertilizers/nutrients, Transport/storage, Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 307 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Farming, Soil pollution/quality, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Fertilizers/nutrients, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX