The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017. Comes into force 30th November. These Regulations consolidate the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/490), with amendments, and make minor modifications reflecting changes to related legislation. They also implement aspects of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (c. 23). These Regulations transpose Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora.
my Water Abstraction (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. These Regulations contain transitional provisions relating to the licensing of water abstraction by certain categories of persons, in the light of amendments made by the Water Act 2003 (c. 37) to the Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57).
Those amendments limit or remove certain exemptions from the restriction on abstracting water in the 1991 Act.
The Water Abstraction (Revocations etc.) (England) Order 2017. Comes into force 1st January 2018. This Order revokes Orders deemed to be made under section 33 of the Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57) which were saved following the repeal of that section.
Those Orders provided exemptions from the restrictions on abstraction of water set out in section 24 of that Act.