Legislation

9th February 2016

SI 2016/127

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016. Comes into force 6th April. Section 1 (protection of wild birds, their nests and eggs) is amended.

5th February 2016

SSI 2016/88

SSI 2016/88. The Wester Ross Marine Conservation Order 2016. Comes into force 23rd March. This Order furthers the stated conservation objectives for the Wester Ross MPA insofar as they relate to burrowed mud, circalittoral muddy sand communities, flame shell beds, kelp and seaweed communities on sublittoral sediment, maerl beds, maerl or coarse shell gravel with burrowing sea cucumbers and northern feather star aggregations on mixed substrata.

5th February 2016

SSI 2016/90

The Loch Sunart to the Sound of Jura Marine Conservation Order 2016. Comes into force 23rd March. This Order furthers the stated conservation objectives for the Loch Sunart to the Sound of Jura MPA insofar as they relate to common skate and protects the Firth of Lorn Special Area of Conservation (“Firth of Lorn SAC”) in respect of reefs.