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  1. Library Resource
    Legislation
    January, 1981
    United Kingdom

    This Act provides generally with respect to compulsory purchase procedure in the United Kingdom. In particular the Act deals with the rights of appeal, and the consequent procedures. The Act applies in all compulsory purchase cases.

  2. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act defines the requirement to carry out environmental impact assessment of qualifying plan or programmes and implements in part Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    April, 2016
    United Kingdom

    This Act brings about a comprehensive reform of the law relating to land rights and land planning and management in Scotland.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act creates a new legislative and management framework for the marine environment in Scotland. It, among other things: establishes a new system of marine planning to take into account marine environment protection and management matters, creates a system of licensing of marine activities and defines powers to establish marine protected areas to protect natural and cultural marine features. The Act also introduces a new regime for the conservation of seals and gives powers to Scottish marine enforcement officers to ensure compliance with the new licensing and conservation regime.

  5. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act establishes a strategic system of marine planning in Northern Ireland’s inshore region (as defined), provides in part for a modernised licensing and enforcement regime and promotes the United Kingdom’s aim of establishing an “ecologically coherent network of Marine Protected Areas”, so that marine biodiversity is protected and international and European commitments are met.

  6. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    The Act sets out a series of measures which are designed to conserve biodiversity and to protect and enhance the biological and geological natural heritage of Scotland. In doing so, the Act provides the principal legislative components of a new, integrated, system for nature conservation within Scotland. The Act also locates the conservation of biodiversity and of Scotland's natural environment within a wider British, European and global context.

  7. Library Resource

    An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to special controls in respect of hazardous substances with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act makes provision for administration and enforcement in relation with the presence of hazardous substances in or over land.Various public bodies are appointed as authorities at state and local level for purposes of this Act. The Act prescribes that the presence of a hazardous substance on, over or under land requires the consent of the hazardous substances authority. For the purposes of this Act the Secretary of State shall by Regulations specify: (a) the substances that are hazardous substances; and (b) the quantity which is to be the controlled quantity of any such substance.

  8. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision in relation to planning; and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act provides the legislative basis for the reform of the Northern Ireland planning system. The reforms concern every aspect of planning, including how development plans are drawn up, how development proposals and applications are managed and the way in which these functions are delivered. The development plan and development management systems are modified so as to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Other significant changes are made in respect of planning appeals and enforcement.

  9. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act creates a new system of development permitting for nationally significant infrastructure projects. The new system covers certain types of energy, transport, water, waste water and waste projects. The Act establishes the Infrastructure Planning Commission, which will be responsible for examining applications for development consent for nationally significant infrastructure projects. The Commission may also confer upon developers certain rights for the purpose of facilitating a project.

  10. Library Resource
    Regulations
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    The blight notice provisions in sections 149 to 171 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 enable persons holding certain interests in categories of land, specified in Schedule 13 to the Act (including land affected by certain planning and highway proposals), to require the appropriate authority to acquire their interest in the land.

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