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

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Selection of sites eligible for identification as of Community importance

6.  (1)  On the basis of the criteria set out in Annex III (Stage 1) to the Habitats Directive, and relevant scientific information, the Department shall propose a list of sites indicating with respect to each site—

(a)which natural habitat types in Annex I to the Directive the site hosts, and

(b)which species in Annex II to the Directive that are native to Northern Ireland the site hosts.

(2) For animal species ranging over wide areas these sites shall correspond to the places within the natural range of such species which present the physical or biological factors essential to their life and reproduction.

For aquatic species which range over wide areas, such sites shall be proposed only where there is a clearly identifiable area representing the physical and biological factors essential to their life and reproduction.

(3) Where appropriate the Department may propose modification of the list in the light of the results of the surveillance referred to in Article 11 of the Habitats Directive.

(4) The list shall be transmitted to the European Commission together with information on each site including—

(a)a map of the site,

(b)its name, location and extent, and

(c)the data resulting from the application of the criteria specified in Annex III (Stage 1),

provided in a format established by the Commission.

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