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Phosphorus (Use in Agriculture) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 (S.R. No. 488 of 2007).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2006
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Cultivated plants, Water
Keyword
Fertilizers/nutrients Organic waste Plant production Freshwater pollution Effluent waste water/discharge Pollution control
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations aim at preventing water pollution by limiting the amount of phosphorus applied to land. They restrict the amount of chemical fertilizer applied to land taking into consideration the phosphorous already available from the soil and organic manures and impose a duty on the controller of a holding to prevent water pollution. In addition the Regulations: prohibit the land application of chemical fertilizer in situations where there will be run-off of water and pollution is likely to occur; and impose an obligation on the owner and/or controller of a holding to follow guidance issued by the Department of the Environment and/or the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Code of Good Agricultural Practice; and require the keeping of detailed records.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Amended by

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

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2012

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

Phosphorus (Use in Agriculture) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. No. 308 of 2014).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2014

Keyword: Farming, Agricultural development, Soil pollution/quality, Fertilizers/nutrients, Organic waste, Plant production, Freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX