The Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019
Regulation: The Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019
Came into force: 1st October 2019
Jurisdiction: England and Wales and the UK’s offshore marine area
This Order allows for the enforcement of Regulation (EU) No. 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species (“The IAS Regulation”) in England and Wales, including the relevant licences, permits and rules for keeping invasive alien species.
The IAS Regulation lists species of concern which cannot be imported, kept, bred / grown, transported, sold, used, allowed to reproduce, or released into the environment. There are currently 49 species listed.
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