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The Environment (Wales) Act 2016

27 March 2017

What is the new legislation: The Environment (Wales) Act 2016
What is the amended legislation: Environment (Wales) Act 2016 anaw 3
Who does this affect: Wales
When does this change take place: 22 February 2017
This Act contains detailed provisions which are divided into the following six parts:

1.  Sustainable management of natural resources
2.  Climate change
3.  Charges for carrier bags        
4.  Collection and disposal of waste     
5.  Fisheries for shellfish
6.  Marine licensing

Recent changes make minor changes to the law about land drainage and byelaws made by the Natural Resources Body for Wales.
The full text of the Regulations may be found here.
Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk