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

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Ecosystem preservation Aquatic animals Aquatic plants Marine protected areas Protection of species Protected area
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Order, made by the Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 67(1)(a), 68, 69 and 79(1) of the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, designates South Arran as a nature conservation marine protected area. The area designated is defined in article 3 and Schedule 1. The protected features of the marine protected area are specified by article 4 and Schedule 2. they include habitats of burrowed mud, mearl, seagrass with various aquatic plants or animals. The conservation objectives of the marine protected area are set out in article 5.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2010 (2021)

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 pollution, Marine area, Ecosystem preservation, Marine protected areas, Marine mammals, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX