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The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 Published

24 May 2016

What is the new legislation:
The Environment (Wales) Act 2016
What is the amended legislation
New legislation
Who does this affect:  Wales
When does this change take place: 21 March 2016
The Environment (Wales) Act puts in place the legislation needed to plan and manage Wales’ natural resources in a more proactive, sustainable and joined-up way. It is split into several parts that cover various different topics. They are:

  • sustainable management of natural resources;
  • climate change;
  • charges for carrier bags;
  • collection and disposal of waste;
  • fisheries for shellfish; and
  • marine licensing.

The full text of the Regulations may be found here.
Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk