The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Draft Regulations laid before the Scottish Parliament under paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972, for approval by resolution of the Parliament.

Draft Scottish Statutory Instruments

2007 No.

WILDLIFE

COUNTRYSIDE

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Made

2007

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 2

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, and paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972(1) and section 26A of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations, a draft of which has, in accordance with paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 to the European Communities Act 1972, been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament:

(1)

1972 c. 68. Section 2(2) was amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46), Schedule 8, paragraph 15(3). The functions conferred upon the Minister of the Crown under section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972, insofar as within devolved competence, were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998. Paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 was inserted by section 28 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c. 51).

(2)

1981 c. 69. Section 26A of the 1981 Act was inserted by paragraph 22 of schedule 6 to the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6).