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The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.General duties

  5. 4.River basin district and international river basin districts

  6. 5.Characterisation of river basin district and international river basin districts

  7. 6.Economic analysis of water use in river basin district and international river basin districts

  8. 7.Bodies of water used for the abstraction of drinking water

  9. 8.Register of protected areas

  10. 9.Monitoring

  11. 10.Recovery of costs for water services and provision of incentives for efficient water use

  12. 11.Environmental objectives and programmes of measures

  13. 12.River basin management plans

  14. 13.River basin management plans: public participation

  15. 14.River basin management plans: publication

  16. 15.River basin management plans: review

  17. 16.Supplementary plans

  18. 17.Duty to have regard to river basin management plans and supplementary plans

  19. 18.Publication of information

  20. 19.Provision of information and assistance by public bodies

  21. 20.Guidance to public bodies

  22. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DIRECTIVE DEFINITIONS

      1. “Aquifer” means a subsurface layer or layers of rock or...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ENACTMENTS IN RELATION TO WHICH DUTIES IN REGULATION 3 APPLY

      1. PART 1

        1. 1.The Lough Neagh Drainage Acts (Northern Ireland) 1955 and 1970....

        2. 2.Fisheries Act (Northern Ireland) 1966.

        3. 3.Section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.

        4. 4.The Drainage (Northern Ireland) Order 1973.

        5. 5.The Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1973.

        6. 6.Part II of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985....

        7. 7.The Industrial Pollution Control (Northern Ireland) Order 1997.

        8. 8.Part II of the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland)...

        9. 9.The Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999.

        10. 10.The Environment (Northern Ireland) Order 2002.

      2. PART 2

        1. 11.The Sludge (Use in Agriculture) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1990.

        2. 12.The Quality of Bathing Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993.

        3. 13.The Urban Waste Water Treatment Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995.

        4. 14.The Surface Waters (Abstraction for Drinking Water) (Classification) Regulations (Northern...

        5. 15.The Surface Waters (Fishlife) (Classification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997.

        6. 16.The Surface Waters (Shellfish) (Classification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997.

        7. 17.The Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998.

        8. 18.The Surface Waters (Dangerous Substances) (Classification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998....

        9. 19.The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones Regulations (Northern Ireland)...

        10. 20.The Drainage (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001.

        11. 21.The Anti-Pollution Works Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.

        12. 22.The Control of Pollution (Silage, Slurry and Agricultural Fuel Oil)...

        13. 23.The Landfill Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.

        14. 24.The Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.

        15. 25.The Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution Regulations (Northern...

        16. 26.The Waste Management Licensing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003.

  23. Explanatory Note

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