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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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Biodiversity

352The Mayor’s biodiversity action plan

(1)The Mayor shall prepare and publish a document to be known as the “London Biodiversity Action Plan”.

(2)The London Biodiversity Action Plan shall contain information about—

(a)the ecology of Greater London,

(b)the wildlife of Greater London and its habitat,

(c)any proposals for the conservation and promotion by the Mayor of biodiversity within Greater London, which have been agreed between the Mayor and any person or body he is required to consult in relation to the London Biodiversity Action Plan, and

(d)any commitments as to the conservation and promotion of biodiversity within Greater London made by any person or body who is required to be consulted by the Mayor in relation to the London Biodiversity Action Plan.

(3)In preparing or revising the London Biodiversity Action Plan the Mayor shall consult—

(a)the Nature Conservancy Council for England,

(b)the Countryside Agency, and

(c)the Environment Agency.

(4)In preparing or revising the London Biodiversity Action Plan the Mayor shall also—

(a)have regard to any plans relating to biodiversity prepared by a London borough council or the Common Council, and

(b)have regard to any guidance given to him by the Secretary of State about the matters which he is to take into account in preparing or revising the London Biodiversity Action Plan.

(5)Where the Mayor revises the London Biodiversity Action Plan, he shall publish it as revised.

(6)In this Act, references to the London Biodiversity Action Plan include, except where the context otherwise requires, a reference to the London Biodiversity Action Plan as revised.

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