Consultation on standards for oil pollution response services
9th January 2018
SI 2018/15
12th January 2018

DEFRA consultation on enforcement of Alien Species Regs.

DEFRA is consulting on a regime to enforce the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation in England and Wales.  Consultation closes 3rd April. The EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation (EU 2014/1143) came into force in 2015. It currently applies restrictions on forty-nine invasive non-native species of most concern in Europe including a ban on keeping and sale. This consultation sets out proposals for enforcing those restrictions through the use of civil and criminal penalties.