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The Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation and application

    3. 3.Implementation of Directive

    4. 4.Relevant authorities in relation to marine areas and European marine sites

    5. 5.Competent authorities generally

  3. PART II CONSERVATION OF NATURAL HABITATS AND HABITATS OF SPECIES

    1. European sites

      1. 6.Selection of sites eligible for identification as of Community importance

      2. 7.Adoption of list of sites: designation of special areas of conservation

      3. 8.Consultation as to inclusion of site omitted from the list

      4. 9.Meaning ofEuropean sitein these Regulations

    2. Register of European sites

      1. 10.Duty to compile and maintain a register of European sites

      2. 11.Notice to landowners, district councils, etc.

      3. 12.Entry in Statutory Charges Register

    3. Management agreements

      1. 13.Management agreements

      2. 14.Continuation in force of existing agreements, etc.

    4. Control of potentially damaging operations

      1. 15.Declaration of potentially damaging operations

      2. 16.Restriction on carrying out operations specified in declaration

      3. 17.Supplementary provisions as to consents

      4. 18.Provision as to existing notices and consents

    5. Compensation

      1. 19.Compensation: payment

      2. 20.Compensation: amount and assessment

      3. 21.Compensation: procedural provisions

      4. 22.Restoration where person convicted of an offence under regulation 16

    6. Byelaws

      1. 23.Power to make byelaws

      2. 24.Byelaws: limitation on effect

      3. 25.Compensation for effect of byelaws

      4. 26.Continuation in force of existing byelaws

    7. Power of acquisition

      1. 27.Power of acquisition

    8. Special provisions as to European marine sites

      1. 28.Marking of site and advice by the Secretary of State

      2. 29.Management scheme for European marine site

      3. 30.Direction to establish or amend management scheme

      4. 31.Byelaws for protection of European marine site

    9. Miscellaneous

      1. 32.Nature conservation policy in planning contexts

  4. PART III PROTECTION OF SPECIES

    1. Protection of animals

      1. 33.European protected species of animals

      2. 34.Protection of wild animals of European protected species

      3. 35.Exceptions from regulation 34

      4. 36.Prohibition of certain methods of taking or killing wild animals

    2. Protection of plants

      1. 37.European protected species of plants

      2. 38.Protection of wild plants of European protected species

    3. Power to grant licences

      1. 39.Grant of licences for certain purposes

      2. 40.Licences: supplementary provisions

      3. 41.False statements made for obtaining licence

  5. PART IV ADAPTATION OF PLANNING AND OTHER CONTROLS

    1. Introductory

      1. 42.Application of the provisions of this Part

    2. General provisions for protection of European sites

      1. 43.Assessment of implications for European site

      2. 44.Considerations of overriding public interest

      3. 45.Review of existing decisions and consents, etc.

      4. 46.Consideration on review

      5. 47.Co-ordination where more than one competent authority involved

      6. 48.Compensatory measures

    3. Planning

      1. 49.Planning decisions

      2. 50.Planning permission: duty to review

      3. 51.Planning permission: consideration on review

      4. 52.Effect of revocation or modification orders made on review

      5. 53.Effect of discontinuance orders made on review

      6. 54.Planning permission: supplementary provisions as to compensation

      7. 55.General development orders

      8. 56.General development orders: determination by Department

      9. 57.Special development orders

      10. 58.Simplified planning zones

      11. 59.Enterprise zones

      12. 60.Simplified planning zones and enterprise zones: supplementary provisions as to compensation

      13. 61.Construction as one with planning legislation

    4. Roads

      1. 62.Construction of roads

    5. Environmental controls

      1. 63.Licences under Part II of the Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978

      2. 64.Discharge consents under water pollution legislation

  6. PART V SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. Supplementary provisions as to potentially damaging operations

      1. 65.Duties of Department of Agriculture with respect to European sites

    2. Supplementary provisions as to byelaws

      1. 66.Enforcement of byelaws

    3. Supplementary provisions as to protection of species

      1. 67.Enforcement

      2. 68.Proceedings for offences: venue, time limits

      3. 69.Power of court to order forfeiture

      4. 70.Saving for other protective provisions

    4. General supplementary provisions

      1. 71.Public inquiries

      2. 72.Amendments

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Modifications of Schedule 6 to Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 for the purposes of Regulation 27(3)

      1. 1.References to the Department or to the council shall be...

      2. 2.References to Schedule 6 to the Local Government Act (Northern...

      3. 3.Omit paragraph 1.

      4. 4.In paragraph 2— (a) for the words from the beginning...

      5. 5.In paragraph 3(1)(ii) for the word “refuse” substitute “decide not”....

      6. 6.In paragraph 4 omit the words from “and may provide”...

      7. 7.In paragraph 5— (a) in sub-paragraph (1)(a) omit the words...

      8. 8.In paragraph 6(2) for the words “fund out of which...

      9. 9.In paragraph 11(3) omit the words “in the prescribed form”....

      10. 10.In paragraph 12— (a) in sub-paragraph (1) omit the words...

      11. 11.In paragraph 14(1) omit the words “in the prescribed form”....

      12. 12.In paragraph 15(1) for the words “in the prescribed form”...

      13. 13.Omit paragraph 19.

      14. 14.Omit paragraph 20(2).

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      European Protected Species of Animals

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Animals which may not be taken or killed in certain ways

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      European Protected Species of Plants

  8. Explanatory Note

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