The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (Scotland) Order 2016
What is the new legislation: The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (Scotland) Order 2016
This Order varies: section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
Who does this affect: Scotland
When does this change take place: 1st February 2017
This Order varies section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to add any programme of measures to achieve, in relation to a body of water, environmental objectives of the kind that may be set under Part 1 of the Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 or schedule 1 of the Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Solway Tweed River Basin District) Regulations 2004. This will enable the Scottish Ministers to give financial assistance for the purposes of any such programme of measures.
Full text available here: http://legislation.data.gov.uk/ssi/2016/406/made/data.pdf
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