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  1. Introductory TextNext Match

  2. Part 1 The Marine Management OrganisationPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 EstablishmentPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 1.The Marine Management OrganisationPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 2.General objectivePrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 3.PerformancePrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Transfer of functions to the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 4.Licensing of fishing boatsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 5.Restrictions on time spent at sea: appealsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 6.Trans-shipment licences for vesselsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 7.Regulations supplementary to sections 4 and 4APrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 8.Exemptions for operations for scientific and other purposesPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Nature conservationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.Licences to kill or take sealsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 10. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 11.Sea Fisheries (Wildlife Conservation) Act 1992Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Generating and renewable energy installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.Certain consents under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 13.Safety zones: functions under section 95 of the Energy Act 2004Previous MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 Agreements involving the MMO for the exercise of functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Powers to enter into agreementsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 14.Agreements between the Secretary of State and the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 15.Agreements between the MMO and eligible bodiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 16.Eligible bodiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 17.Non-delegable functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 18.Maximum duration of agreementPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 19.Particular powersPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 20.Agreements with certain harbour authoritiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 21.Supplementary provisions with respect to agreementsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 22.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 Miscellaneous, general and supplemental provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Applications for development consentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 23.MMO's role in relation to applications for development consentPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. General powers and dutiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 24.ResearchPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 25.Advice, assistance and training facilitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 26.Provision of information etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 27.Power to charge for servicesPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 28.Provision of information by the MMO to the Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 29.Power to bring proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 30.Continuation of certain existing prosecutionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        8. 31.Incidental powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Financial provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 32.GrantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 33.Borrowing powersPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 34.Limit on borrowingPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 35.Government loansPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 36.Government guaranteesPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Directions and guidancePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 37.Directions by the Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 38.Guidance by the Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Transfer schemes etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 39.Transfer schemesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 40.Interim arrangementsPrevious MatchNext Match

  3. Part 2 Exclusive economic zone, UK marine area and Welsh zonePrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 41.Exclusive economic zonePrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 42.UK marine areaPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 43.Welsh zonePrevious MatchNext Match

  4. Part 3 Marine planningPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Marine policy statementPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 44.Marine policy statementPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 45.Preparation and coming into effect of statementPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 46.Review of statementPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 47.Amendment of statementPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 48.Withdrawal of, or from, statementPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Marine plansPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 49.Marine planning regionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 50.Marine plan authoritiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 51.Marine plans for marine plan areasPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 52.Amendment of marine planPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 53.Withdrawal of marine planPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 54.Duty to keep relevant matters under reviewPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 Delegation of functions relating to marine plansPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 55.Delegation of functions relating to marine plansPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 56.Directions under section 55: supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 57.Directions to public bodies as regards performance of delegated functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 Implementation and effectPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Decisions affected by an MPS or marine planPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 58.Decisions affected by marine policy documentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 59.The appropriate marine policy documentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 60.Meaning of “retained functions” etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Monitoring and reportingPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 61.Monitoring of, and periodical reporting on, implementationPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Chapter 5 Miscellaneous and general provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Validity of documents under this PartPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 62.Validity of marine policy statements and marine plansPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 63.Powers of the court on an application under section 62Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Interpretation and Crown applicationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 64.Interpretation and Crown application of this PartPrevious MatchNext Match

  5. Part 4 Marine licensingPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Marine licencesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 65.Requirement for licencePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 66.Licensable marine activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 67.ApplicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. 68.Notice of applicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. 69.Determination of applicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. 70.InquiriesPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. 71.LicencesPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. 72.Variation, suspension, revocation and transferPrevious MatchNext Match

      9. 73.Appeals against licensing decisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Exemptions and special casesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. ExemptionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 74.Exemptions specified by orderPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 75.Exemptions for certain dredging etc activitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 76.Dredging in the Scottish zonePrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 77.Oil and gas activities and carbon dioxide storagePrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Special provisions in certain casesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 78.Special procedure for applications relating to harbour worksPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 79.Special procedure for applications relating to certain electricity worksPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 80.Electronic communications apparatusPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 81.Submarine cables on the continental shelfPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 82.Structures in, over or under a main riverPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 83.Requirements for Admiralty consent under local legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 84.Byelaws for flood defence and drainage purposesPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. OffencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 85.Breach of requirement for, or conditions of, a licencePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 86.Action taken in an emergencyPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 87.Electronic communications: emergency worksPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 88.Activity licensed by another StatePrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 89.InformationPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Enforcement noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 90.Compliance noticePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 91.Remediation noticePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 92.Further provision as to enforcement noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Civil sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 93.Fixed monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 94.Fixed monetary penalties: procedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 95.Variable monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 96.Variable monetary penalties: procedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 97.Further provision about civil sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 DelegationPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 98.Delegation of functions relating to marine licensingPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. 99.Orders under section 98: supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. 100.Directions to persons as regards performance of delegated functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Chapter 5 SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. RegisterPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 101.RegisterPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Stop notices and emergency safety noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 102.Notice to stop activity causing serious harm etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 103.Further provision as to stop noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 104.Emergency safety noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 105.Further provision as to emergency safety noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Other powersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 106.Power to take remedial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 107.Power to test, and charge for testing, certain substancesPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Appeals against notices under this PartPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 108.Appeals against noticesPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Offences: supplementary provisionPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 109.General defence of due diligencePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 110.Offences: jurisdictionPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. Application to the CrownPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 111.Application to the CrownPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. Consequential and transitional provisionPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 112.Amendments and transitional provisionPrevious MatchNext Match

      8. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 113.The appropriate licensing authorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 114.Meaning of “enforcement authority”Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 115.Interpretation of this PartPrevious MatchNext Match

  6. Part 5 Nature conservationPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Marine conservation zonesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Designation of zonesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 116.Marine conservation zonesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 117.Grounds for designation of MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 118.Further provision as to orders designating MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 119.Consultation before designationPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 120.Publication of orders designating MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 121.Hearings by appropriate authorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 122.Amendment, revocation and review of orders designating MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Duties relating to networkPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 123.Creation of network of conservation sitesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 124.ReportPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Duties of public authoritiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 125.General duties of public authorities in relation to MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 126.Duties of public authorities in relation to certain decisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 127.Advice and guidance by conservation bodiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 128.Failure to comply with duties etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Byelaws for protection of MCZs etc: EnglandPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 129.Byelaws for protection of MCZs in EnglandPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 130.Byelaws: procedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 131.Emergency byelawsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 132.Interim byelawsPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 133.Further provision as to byelawsPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Orders for protection of MCZs etc: WalesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 134.Orders for protection of MCZs in WalesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 135.Consultation etc regarding orders under section 134Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 136.Interim ordersPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 137.Further provision as to orders made under section 134 or 136Previous MatchNext Match

      6. HearingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 138.Hearings by Secretary of State or Welsh MinistersPrevious MatchNext Match

      7. OffencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 139.Offence of contravening byelaws or ordersPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 140.Offence of damaging etc protected features of MCZsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 141.Exceptions to offences under section 139 or 140Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Fixed monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 142.Fixed monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 143.Fixed monetary penalties: procedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 144.Further provision about fixed monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      9. Miscellaneous and supplementalPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 145.Application to the CrownPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 146.Consequential and transitional provision

        3. 147.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Other conservation sites

      1. 148.Marine boundaries of SSSIs and national nature reserves

  7. Part 6 Management of inshore fisheriesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Inshore fisheries and conservation authoritiesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Inshore fisheries and conservation districts and authorities

        1. 149.Establishment of inshore fisheries and conservation districts

        2. 150.Inshore fisheries and conservation authorities

        3. 151.Membership and proceedings of IFC authorities

        4. 152.Amendment or revocation of orders under section 149

      2. Main duties

        1. 153.Management of inshore fisheries

        2. 154.Protection of marine conservation zones

      3. Byelaws

        1. 155.Power to make byelaws

        2. 156.Provision that may be made by byelaw

        3. 157.Emergency byelaws

        4. 158.Byelaws: supplementary provision

        5. 159.Power of Secretary of State to amend or revoke byelaws

        6. 160.Byelaws: procedure

        7. 161.Inquiries

        8. 162.Evidence of byelaws

      4. Offences

        1. 163.Offences

        2. 164.Powers of court following conviction

      5. EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 165.Inshore fisheries and conservation officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 166.Powers of IFC officersPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. Power to delegate functions

        1. 167.Power to enter into agreements with eligible bodies

        2. 168.Eligible bodies

        3. 169.Variation, review and cancellation of agreements under section 167

        4. 170.Agreements under section 167: particular powers

        5. 171.Supplementary provisions with respect to agreements under section 167

      7. Other powers and duties of IFC authorities

        1. 172.Development, etc of fisheries

        2. 173.Provision of services by IFC authorities

        3. 174.Duty of co-operation

        4. 175.Information

        5. 176.Accounts

        6. 177.Annual plan

        7. 178.Annual report

        8. 179.Supplementary powers

      8. Miscellaneous and supplemental

        1. 180.Expenses of IFC authorities

        2. 181.IFC authority as party to proceedings

        3. 182.Exemption from liability

        4. 183.Report by Secretary of State

        5. 184.Minor and consequential amendments

        6. 185.Application to the Crown

        7. 186.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Local fisheries committees

      1. 187.Abolition of local fisheries committees

      2. 188.Power to make consequential or transitional provision, etc

    3. Chapter 3 Inshore fisheries in Wales

      1. 189.Power of Welsh Ministers in relation to fisheries in Wales

      2. 190.Offences

      3. 191.Powers of court following conviction

      4. 192.Power to provide services for purposes of enforcement

      5. 193.Miscellaneous amendments

  8. Part 7 FisheriesPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 The Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967

      1. 194.Size limits for sea fish

      2. 195.Regulation of nets and other fishing gear

      3. 196.Charging for commercial fishing licences

      4. 197.Grant of licences subject to conditions imposed for environmental purposes

      5. 198.Power to restrict fishing for sea fish

      6. 199.Penalties for offences

      7. 200.Offences by directors, partners, etc

      8. 201.Minor and consequential amendments

    2. Chapter 2 The Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967Previous MatchNext Match

      1. 202.Power to make orders as to fisheries for shellfish

      2. 203.Variation etc of orders as a result of development

      3. 204.Purposes for which tolls etc may be applied

      4. 205.Increase in penalties for certain offences relating to fisheries for shellfish

      5. 206.Liability of master, etc where vessel used in commission of offence

      6. 207.Restrictions imposed by grantees, etc

      7. 208.Cancellation of licence after single relevant conviction

      8. 209.Register of licences

      9. 210.Protection of private shellfish beds

      10. 211.Use of implements of fishing

      11. 212.Taking of crabs and lobsters for scientific purposesPrevious MatchNext Match

      12. 213.Orders prohibiting the taking and sale of certain lobstersPrevious MatchNext Match

      13. 214.Power to appoint inspector before making orders as to fisheries for shellfish

    3. Chapter 3 Migratory and freshwater fishPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Taking fish etc

        1. 215.Prohibited implements

        2. 216.Roe etc

        3. 217.Licences to fish

        4. 218.Limitation of licences

        5. 219.Authorisation to fish

        6. 220.Enforcement

        7. 221.Power to specify fish

        8. 222.Order-making powers: supplementary

        9. 223.Definitions relating to fish

      2. Byelaws

        1. 224.Power to make byelaws

        2. 225.Byelaws: emergency procedures

        3. 226.Byelaws: enforcement

        4. 227.Byelaws: compensation

      3. SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 228.Theft of fish from private fisheries etc

        2. 229.Handling fish

        3. 230.Duties of the Environment Agency

        4. 231.Tweed and Esk fisheries

        5. 232.Keeping, introduction and removal of fishPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 233.Consequential and supplementary amendments

    4. Chapter 4 Obsolete fisheries enactments

      1. 234.Repeal of spent or obsolete enactments

  9. Part 8 EnforcementPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. Chapter 1 Enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Marine enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 235.Marine enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 236.Enforcement of marine licensing regimePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 237.Enforcement of nature conservation legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 238.Enforcement of fisheries legislationPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 239.Marine enforcement officers as British sea-fishery officersPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Other enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 240.Marine licensing: oil and gas and other reserved mattersPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 241.Marine licensing: Northern IrelandPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 242.Marine licensing: enforcement in Scottish offshore regionPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 243.Enforcement of MCZs in Scottish offshore regionPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 244.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. Chapter 2 Common enforcement powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 245.Common enforcement powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      2. Entry, search and seizurePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 246.Power to board and inspect vessels and marine installationsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 247.Power to enter and inspect premisesPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 248.Power to enter and inspect vehiclesPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 249.DwellingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 250.Powers of search, examination, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 251.Power to require production of documents, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 252.Powers of seizure, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        8. 253.Further provision about seizurePrevious MatchNext Match

        9. 254.Retention of seized itemsPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Miscellaneous and ancillary powersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 255.Power to record evidence of offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 256.Power to require name and addressPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 257.Power to require production of licence, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 258.Power to require attendance of certain personsPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 259.Power to direct vessel or marine installation to portPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 260.Assistance etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 261.Power to use reasonable forcePrevious MatchNext Match

      4. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 262.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. Chapter 3 Licensing enforcement powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. 263.Power to require information relating to certain substances and objectsPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. Chapter 4 Fisheries enforcement powersPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Inspection and seizure of objects at seaPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 264.Power to inspect and seize objects at seaPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 265.Reports of inspections under section 264Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 266.Retention of objects seized under section 264(2)Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 267.Disposal of objects seized under section 264Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Seizure for purposes of forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 268.Power to seize fish for purposes of forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 269.Power to seize fishing gear for purposes of forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 270.Procedure in relation to seizure under section 268 or 269Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 271.Retention of property seized under section 268 or 269Previous MatchNext Match

        5. 272.Bonds for release of seized fish or gearPrevious MatchNext Match

        6. 273.Power of relevant authority to sell seized fish in its possessionPrevious MatchNext Match

        7. 274.Disposal of property seized under section 268 or 269Previous MatchNext Match

      3. ForfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 275.Forfeiture etc of prohibited itemsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 276.Forfeiture etc of fish failing to meet size requirementsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 277.Further provision about forfeiture under section 275 or 276Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 278.Forfeiture by court following convictionPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Detention of vessels in connection with court proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 279.Power to detain vessels in connection with court proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 280.Release of vessels detained under section 279Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 281.Power of court to order release of vesselsPrevious MatchNext Match

        4. 282.Bonds for release of vesselsPrevious MatchNext Match

        5. 283.Power of court to order repayment of bondsPrevious MatchNext Match

      5. Production of equipmentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 284.Power to require production of certain equipmentPrevious MatchNext Match

      6. SupplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 285.Service of notices, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 286.Conclusion of proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        3. 287.Interpretation of this ChapterPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. Chapter 5 Common enforcement provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 288.Meaning of “enforcement officer”Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Duties of enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 289.Duty to provide evidence of authorityPrevious MatchNext Match

        2. 290.Duty to state name and purpose, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      3. Liability of enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 291.Liability of enforcement officers etcPrevious MatchNext Match

      4. Offences in relation to enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 292.Offences in relation to enforcement officersPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. Chapter 6 Miscellaneous and supplementaryPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Enforcement of Community rules

        1. 293.Enforcement of Community rules

      2. Administrative penalty schemes

        1. 294.Administrative penalty schemes

      3. Crown applicationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 295.Application to the CrownPrevious MatchNext Match

  10. Part 9 Coastal access

    1. The coastal access duty

      1. 296.The coastal access duty

      2. 297.General provision about the coastal access duty

      3. 298.The coastal access scheme

      4. 299.Review of the coastal access scheme

      5. 300.The English coast

      6. 301.River estuaries

    2. Implementation of the coastal access duty

      1. 302.Long-distance routes

      2. 303.Access to the coastal margin

      3. 304.Establishment and maintenance of the English coastal route etc

    3. Liabilities

      1. 305.Restricting liabilities of Natural England and the Secretary of State

      2. 306.Occupiers' liability

    4. General

      1. 307.Isles of Scilly

      2. 308.The Crown

      3. 309.Interpretation of this Part

    5. Wales

      1. 310.Powers of National Assembly for Wales

  11. Part 10 Miscellaneous

    1. Natural England

      1. 311.Area in which functions of Natural England exercisable

      2. 312.Natural England not to be responder for Civil Contingencies Act 2004

    2. Countryside Council for Wales

      1. 313.Area in which functions of Countryside Council for Wales exercisable

    3. Works detrimental to navigation

      1. 314.Works detrimental to navigation

    4. Harbours Act 1964

      1. 315.Amendments of the Harbours Act 1964

  12. Part 11 Supplementary provisionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    1. 316.Regulations and ordersPrevious MatchNext Match

    2. 317.DirectionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    3. 318.Offences by directors, partners, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

    4. 319.Disapplication of requirement for consent to certain prosecutionsPrevious MatchNext Match

    5. 320.Power to make transitional provisions and savingsPrevious MatchNext Match

    6. 321.Repeals

    7. 322.InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

    8. 323.ExtentPrevious MatchNext Match

    9. 324.CommencementPrevious MatchNext Match

    10. 325.Short titlePrevious MatchNext Match

  13. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1Previous MatchNext Match

      The Marine Management OrganisationPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Status of the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) The MMO is a body corporate. Previous MatchNext Match

      2. The chair of the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.A person (the “chair of the MMO”) is to be...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. MembershipPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) The members of the MMO are to be— Previous MatchNext Match

      4. The deputy chair of the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.The Secretary of State may appoint one of the ordinary...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Considerations in making appointmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.In appointing any person to be the chair of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Power to amend the numbers of members specified in paragraph 3(1)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) The Secretary of State may by order amend paragraph...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Terms of appointmentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) A person appointed as— (a) the chair of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Resignation from officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.A person may, by giving notice to the Secretary of...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Suspension from, or termination of, officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) The Secretary of State may suspend or terminate the...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Eligibility for re-appointmentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.A person who ceases to hold any of the following...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Members' remuneration and allowancesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.The MMO may pay to its members such remuneration and...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. Pensions, allowances and gratuitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.If required to do so by the Secretary of State,...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Compensation for loss of officePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.If— (a) a person ceases to be a member, and...Previous MatchNext Match

      14. Chief executivePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 14.(1) The MMO must appoint a person to be its...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. Chief scientific adviserPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.(1) The MMO must appoint a person to be its...Previous MatchNext Match

      16. Other staffPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 16.(1) The MMO may appoint other employees. Previous MatchNext Match

      17. Staff remuneration and allowancesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 17.(1) The MMO may pay such remuneration and allowances as...Previous MatchNext Match

      18. Staff pensions etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 18.(1) The MMO may— (a) pay such pensions, allowances or...Previous MatchNext Match

      19. Staff superannuationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 19.(1) Employment with the MMO is to be included among...Previous MatchNext Match

      20. ProcedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 20.Subject to the following provisions of this Schedule, the MMO...Previous MatchNext Match

      21. Delegation of functionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 21.(1) The MMO may authorise a committee, sub-committee, member or...Previous MatchNext Match

      22. Membership of committees and sub-committeesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 22.(1) A committee or sub-committee may include persons who are...Previous MatchNext Match

      23. Validity of proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 23.The validity of anything done by the MMO, or by...Previous MatchNext Match

      24. Application of seal and proof of documentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 24.(1) The application of the MMO's seal must be authenticated...Previous MatchNext Match

      25. Documents served etc by the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 25.(1) Any document which the MMO is authorised or required...Previous MatchNext Match

      26. Annual reportPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 26.(1) For each financial year, the MMO must prepare an...Previous MatchNext Match

      27. Accounts and recordsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 27.(1) The MMO must keep proper accounts and proper records...Previous MatchNext Match

      28. AuditPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 28.(1) This paragraph applies where, in pursuance of paragraph 27,...Previous MatchNext Match

      29. Duty to provide information to the Secretary of StatePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 29.(1) The MMO must provide the Secretary of State with—...Previous MatchNext Match

    2. Schedule 2Previous MatchNext Match

      Minor and consequential amendments relating to the MMOPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (definition...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 2.In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (departments...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 3.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 4.In Part 2 of Schedule 1A to the Race Relations...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (c. 51)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 5.In Schedule 3 to the Inheritance Tax Act 1984 (gifts...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)Previous MatchNext Match

        1. 6.In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...Previous MatchNext Match

    3. Schedule 3Previous MatchNext Match

      Transfer schemesPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “transferor” means the person from whom any...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. The property, rights and liabilities that may be transferredPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) A scheme may provide for the transfer of any...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Creation and apportionment of property, rights or liabilitiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) A scheme may— (a) create for the transferor interests...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Vesting certificatesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.A certificate by the Secretary of State that anything specified...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Employment contractsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph applies if rights and liabilities under a...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Employee expressing objection to transfer of contract of employmentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) Rights and liabilities under a contract of employment are...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Right to terminate contract of employment for substantial detrimental change in conditionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.Nothing in this Schedule affects any right a person has...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Civil servantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) This Schedule applies with the following modifications in relation...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. CompensationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.A scheme may contain provision for the payment of compensation...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. ValidityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.A transfer under this Schedule does not affect the validity...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. ContinuityPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.(1) Anything which— (a) is done by the transferor for...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. DocumentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.In any document which— (a) relates to anything transferred by...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. RemediesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.As from the date on which a transfer takes effect—...Previous MatchNext Match

      14. Interim arrangementsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 14.(1) A scheme may include provision requiring a transferor to...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. Retrospective modification of schemesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.(1) If, at any time after a scheme has come...Previous MatchNext Match

      16. Incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provision or savingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 16.A scheme may include such incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional...Previous MatchNext Match

    4. Schedule 4Previous MatchNext Match

      Exclusive economic zone and Welsh zone: consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 Exclusive economic zonePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. Continental Shelf Act 1964Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 1.(1) Section 8 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Fishery Limits Act 1976Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 2.(1) Section 1 of the Fishery Limits Act 1976 (c....Previous MatchNext Match

        3. Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution) (Law of the Sea Convention) Order 1996Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 3.(1) Article 2 of the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution)...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. Energy Act 2004Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 4.(1) Section 84 of the Energy Act 2004 (c. 20)...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. Energy Act 2008Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 5.(1) The Energy Act 2008 (c. 32) is amended as...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 Welsh zonePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. Government of Wales Act 2006Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 6.(1) The Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32) is...Previous MatchNext Match

    5. Schedule 5Previous MatchNext Match

      Preparation of an MPS or of amendments of an MPSPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.Before any policy authorities publish a relevant document, they must...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) In this Schedule— “consultation draft” is to be read...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Consultation in Northern IrelandPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) If one of the relevant authorities is the Department...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Statement of public participationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) The relevant authorities must prepare and publish a statement...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Further provision about the content of an SPPPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) An SPP must include a proposed timetable. Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Review and revision of an SPPPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) The relevant authorities must keep the SPP under review....Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Sustainability appraisalPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) The relevant authorities must carry out an appraisal of...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Preparation and publication of a consultation draftPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) The relevant authorities must prepare and publish a draft...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Representations about the consultation draftPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) Any person may make representations about the consultation draft....Previous MatchNext Match

      10. The appropriate legislative procedurePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.(1) A policy authority must not adopt the final text...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Differences between the consultation draft and the final textPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.(1) This paragraph applies if there are any differences between—...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. Adoption and publication of the relevant documentPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.(1) A policy authority adopts the final text by— Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Validity of document where policy authority participates in preparation but does not adoptPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.(1) If any policy authority— (a) participates to any extent...Previous MatchNext Match

    6. Schedule 6Previous MatchNext Match

      Marine plans: preparation and adoptionPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Marine plan authority to notify related planning authorities of decision to prepare planPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) A marine plan authority which decides to prepare a...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Secretary of State to be kept informed of authority's intentions as to certain mattersPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) This paragraph applies in any case where a marine...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Marine plans to be compatible with certain other marine plans and Planning Act plansPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) In preparing or amending a marine plan for a...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Consultation in Northern IrelandPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) In the case of a marine plan for a...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Statement of public participationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) Before preparing a marine plan for any marine plan...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Further provision about the content of an SPPPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) An SPP must include a proposed timetable. Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Review and revision of the SPPPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) The marine plan authority must keep the SPP under...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Advice and assistancePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) In connection with the preparation of a marine plan,...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Matters to which a marine plan authority is to have regard in preparing a marine planPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) The matters to which a marine plan authority is...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Sustainability appraisalPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.(1) A marine plan authority preparing a marine plan must...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Preparation and publication of a consultation draftPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.(1) A marine plan authority preparing a marine plan must...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. Representations about the consultation draftPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.(1) Any person may make representations about the consultation draft....Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Independent investigationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.(1) A marine plan authority which has published a consultation...Previous MatchNext Match

      14. Matters to which marine plan authority to have regard in settling text for adoption etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 14.A marine plan authority settling the text of a marine...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. Adoption and publication of a marine planPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.(1) A marine plan is “adopted” by a marine plan...Previous MatchNext Match

    7. Schedule 7Previous MatchNext Match

      Further provision about civil sanctions under Part 4Previous MatchNext Match

      1. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In this Schedule “civil sanction” means a fixed monetary penalty...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Fixed monetary penalties: other sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) Provision under section 93 must secure that, in a...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Variable monetary penalties: other sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.Provision under section 95 must secure that, in a case...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Combination of sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) Provision may not be made under section 93 and...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) An order under section 93 or 95 which confers...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Costs recoveryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) Provision under section 95 may include provision for an...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. AppealsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) An order under section 93 or 95 may not...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. ConsultationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) Before making an order under section 93 or 95,...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Guidance as to use of civil sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Guidance as to enforcement of offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Publication of enforcement actionPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 11.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. Payment of penalties into Consolidated Fund etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 12.(1) Where pursuant to any provision made under section 93...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Disclosure of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.(1) Information held by or on behalf of a person...Previous MatchNext Match

    8. Schedule 8Previous MatchNext Match

      Licensing: minor and consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 Consequential amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. The Coast Protection Act 1949

          1. 1.(1) The Coast Protection Act 1949 (c. 74) is amended...

        2. The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 2.(1) The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 (c. 48)...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. The Government of Wales Act 2006Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 3.(1) In Schedule 3 to the Government of Wales Act...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. The Planning Act 2008Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 4.(1) The Planning Act 2008 (c. 29) is amended as...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 Other amendmentsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. The Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 Electronic communications apparatus: operations in tidal waters etcPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 5.In the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 after section...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Electronic communications: emergency worksPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 6.(1) Section 9 of the Food and Environment Protection Act...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. The Petroleum Act 1998 Application of Part 3 in relation to submarine pipelinesPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 7.(1) Section 24 of the Petroleum Act 1998 (c. 17)...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. Exception of certain pipelines from being “submarine pipelines” for the purposes of Part 4Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 8.(1) Section 45 of the Petroleum Act 1998 (interpretation of...Previous MatchNext Match

    9. Schedule 9Previous MatchNext Match

      Licensing: transitional provision relating to Part 4Previous MatchNext Match

      1. Part 1 InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “the commencement date” means the date on...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Part 2 Coast Protection Act 1949Previous MatchNext Match

        1. Consents previously given and outstanding applicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 2.(1) Any consent given under subsection (1) of section 34...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Safety requirementsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 3.The repeal of section 36A of the CPA does not...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Part 3 Food and Environment Protection Act 1985Previous MatchNext Match

        1. Licences previously issued and outstanding applicationsPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 4.(1) Any licence having effect under Part 2 of FEPA...Previous MatchNext Match

          2. 5.(1) Despite the amendments made by paragraph 2 of Schedule...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Remedial actionPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 6.The amendments made by paragraph 2 of Schedule 8 do...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. RegisterPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 7.(1) This paragraph applies in any case where— Previous MatchNext Match

        4. Channel Islands and British overseas territoriesPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 8.(1) In this paragraph “relevant territory” means any of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Part 4 MiscellaneousPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. DredgingPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 9.(1) During the relevant transitional period, section 65 does not...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. Water Resources Act 1991Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 10.The amendment made by section 82 of this Act applies...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. Electronic Communications Code: England and WalesPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 11.(1) In this paragraph— (a) “the Code” means the Electronic...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. Electronic Communications Code: ScotlandPrevious MatchNext Match

          1. 12.(1) In this paragraph— (a) “the Code” means the Electronic...Previous MatchNext Match

        5. Direction under section 58(1)(c) of the Government of Wales Act 2006Previous MatchNext Match

          1. 13.(1) To the extent that they relate to the abandonment...Previous MatchNext Match

    10. Schedule 10Previous MatchNext Match

      Further provision about fixed monetary penalties under section 142Previous MatchNext Match

      1. Fixed monetary penalties: other sanctionsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) Provision under section 142 must secure that, in a...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) An order under section 142 which confers power on...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. AppealsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.(1) An order under section 142 may not provide for...Previous MatchNext Match

      4. ConsultationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 4.(1) Before making an order under section 142, the appropriate...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Guidance as to use of fixed monetary penaltiesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Guidance as to enforcement of offencesPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Publication of enforcement actionPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) Where power is conferred on an enforcement authority under...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Payment of penalties into Consolidated Fund etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) Where pursuant to any provision made under section 142...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Disclosure of informationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.(1) Information held by or on behalf of a person...Previous MatchNext Match

    11. Schedule 11

      Consequential amendments relating to MCZs

      1. Conservation of Seals Act 1970 (c. 30)

        1. 1.In section 10 of the Conservation of Seals Act 1970...

      2. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)

        1. 2.(1) The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 is amended as...

      3. Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57)

        1. 3.In paragraph 5 of Schedule 25 to the Water Resources...

      4. Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/2716)

        1. 4.(1) For regulation 36 of the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c)...

    12. Schedule 12

      Transitional provision relating to MCZs

      1. 1.In this Schedule— “the 1981 Act” means the Wildlife and...

      2. 2.(1) Any area which, immediately before the commencement date, is...

      3. 3.Any byelaw which, immediately before the commencement date, is in...

      4. 4.Any provision of this Chapter which— (a) confers any function...

    13. Schedule 13

      Marine boundaries of SSSIs and national nature reserves

      1. Part 1 Introductory

        1. 1.In this Schedule “the 1981 Act” means the Wildlife and...

      2. Part 2 Sites of special scientific interest

        1. Marine boundaries of sites of special scientific interest

          1. 2.(1) Section 28 of the 1981 Act (sites of special...

          2. 3.In section 28A of the 1981 Act (variation of notification...

          3. 4.In section 52(1) of the 1981 Act (interpretation of Part...

        2. Notification of additional land that is subtidal

          1. 5.(1) Section 28B of the 1981 Act (notification of additional...

        3. Enlargement of SSSI to include subtidal land

          1. 6.(1) Section 28C of the 1981 Act (enlargement of SSSI)...

        4. Guidance in relation to subtidal notifications of SSSIs

          1. 7.After section 28C of the 1981 Act insert— Guidance in...

        5. Power to call in subtidal notifications of SSSIs

          1. 8.After section 28CA of the 1981 Act (inserted by paragraph...

        6. Denotification of SSSI on designation of area as MCZ

          1. 9.(1) Section 28D of the 1981 Act (denotification) is amended...

      3. Part 3 National nature reserves

        1. Marine boundaries of national nature reserves

          1. 10.(1) In section 35 of the 1981 Act (national nature...

        2. Power to call in subtidal declarations of national nature reserves

          1. 11.After section 35 of the 1981 Act insert— Power to...

    14. Schedule 14

      Inshore fisheries and conservation authorities: amendments

      1. Coast Protection Act 1949 (c. 74)

        1. 1.The Coast Protection Act 1949 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.In section 2 (constitution of coast protection boards)—

        3. 3.In section 45 (service of notices and other documents), in...

        4. 4.In section 49(1) (interpretation) after the definition of “functions” insert—...

        5. 5.In Part 1 of the First Schedule (general provisions concerning...

      2. Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57)

        1. 6.In section 3 of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (grant...

      3. Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967 (c. 84)

        1. 7.In section 3 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967...

      4. Prevention of Oil Pollution Act 1971 (c. 60)

        1. 8.In section 19 of the Prevention of Oil Pollution Act...

      5. Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

        1. 9.In section 31A of the Local Government Act 1974 (consideration...

      6. Fisheries Act 1981 (c. 29)

        1. 10.In Part 1 of Schedule 4 to the Fisheries Act...

      7. Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)

        1. 11.In section 27(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981...

      8. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

        1. 12.The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is amended as...

        2. 13.(1) Section 5 (designation and reports of monitoring officer) is...

        3. 14.In section 13 (voting rights of members of certain committees),...

        4. 15.In paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 1 (political balance on local...

      9. Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c. 12)

        1. 16.The Radioactive Substances Act 1993 is amended as follows.

        2. 17.In section 47(1) (general interpretation provisions), in the definition of...

        3. 18.In Schedule 3 (enactments to which section 40 applies), after...

      10. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

        1. 19.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...

      11. Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (c. 16)

        1. 20.In Schedule 7 to the Natural Environment and Rural Communities...

    15. Schedule 15

      Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967: minor and consequential amendments

      1. Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1967 (c. 84)

        1. 1.(1) Section 1 (size limits, etc for fish) is amended...

        2. 2.(1) Section 3 (regulation of nets and other fishing gear)...

        3. 3.(1) Section 5 (power to restrict fishing for sea fish)...

        4. 4.In section 11 (penalties for offences), in subsection (3), for...

      2. Fisheries Act 1981 (c. 29)

        1. 5.(1) Schedule 4 (exemptions for fish farming) is amended as...

    16. Schedule 16

      Migratory and freshwater fish: consequential and supplementary amendments

      1. Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 (c. 51)

        1. 1.The Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Act 1975 has effect subject...

        2. 2.Section 3 (nets) is omitted.

        3. 3.(1) Section 5 (prohibition of use of explosives etc) is...

        4. 4.Sections 6 to 8 (fixed engines, fishing weirs and fishing...

        5. 5.Section 16 (boxes and cribs in weirs and dams) is...

        6. 6.Section 17 (restrictions on taking salmon or trout above or...

        7. 7.In section 18 (supplementary provisions), in subsection (4), for “,...

        8. 8.Sections 19 to 22 (close seasons etc) are omitted.

        9. 9.(1) Section 25 (licences to fish) is amended as follows....

        10. 10.(1) Section 26 (limitation of fishing licences) is amended as...

        11. 11.(1) Section 27 (unlicensed fishing) is amended as follows.

        12. 12.In section 33 (orders and warrants to enter suspected premises),...

        13. 13.In section 34 (power to apprehend persons fishing illegally), for...

        14. 14.(1) In section 41 (interpretation), subsection (1) is amended as...

        15. 15.Schedule 1 (close seasons and close times) is omitted.

        16. 16.(1) Schedule 2 (licences) is amended as follows.

        17. 17.(1) Schedule 4 (offences) is amended as follows.

      2. Fisheries Act 1981 (c. 29)

        1. 18.(1) In the Fisheries Act 1981, in Part 1 of...

      3. Salmon Act 1986 (c. 62)

        1. 19.In section 32 of the Salmon Act 1986 (handling salmon...

      4. Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57)

        1. 20.The Water Resources Act 1991 has effect subject to the...

        2. 21.In section 115 (fisheries orders), in subsection (1)—

        3. 22.In section 116 (power to give effect to international obligations)—...

        4. 23.(1) Section 212 (compensation in respect of certain fisheries byelaws)...

        5. 24.(1) In Schedule 25 (byelaw-making powers of the Agency), paragraph...

        6. 25.In that Schedule, paragraph 7 is omitted.

      5. Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)

        1. 26.In section 13 of the Environment Act 1995 (regional and...

    17. Schedule 17Previous MatchNext Match

      Warrants issued under section 249Previous MatchNext Match

      1. IntroductoryPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) This Schedule has effect in relation to the issue...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Applications for warrantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) Where an enforcement officer applies for a warrant, the...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Safeguards in connection with power of entry conferred by warrantPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.A warrant authorises an entry on one occasion only. Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.(1) A warrant must specify— (a) the name of the...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 5.(1) Two copies are to be made of a warrant....Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Execution of warrantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) A warrant may be executed by any appropriate enforcement...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 7.(1) A warrant may authorise persons to accompany any enforcement...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 8.(1) Execution of a warrant must be within three months...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 9.(1) Where the occupier of a dwelling that is to...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Return of warrantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 10.(1) A warrant which— (a) has been executed, or Previous MatchNext Match

    18. Schedule 18Previous MatchNext Match

      Forfeiture of property under section 275 or 276Previous MatchNext Match

      1. Application of SchedulePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 1.(1) This Schedule applies where— (a) property seized by an...Previous MatchNext Match

      2. Notice of intended forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 2.(1) The relevant authority must give notice of the intended...Previous MatchNext Match

      3. Notice of claimPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 3.A person claiming that the property is not liable to...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 4.(1) A notice of claim must be given— Previous MatchNext Match

      4. Automatic forfeiture in a case where no claim is madePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 5.The property is to be taken to have been duly...Previous MatchNext Match

      5. Decision whether to take court proceedings to condemn property as forfeitedPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 6.(1) Where a notice of claim in respect of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      6. Return of property if no forfeiture proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 7.(1) If, in a case in which a notice of...Previous MatchNext Match

      7. Forfeiture proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 8.(1) This paragraph applies if, in a case in which...Previous MatchNext Match

      8. Supplementary provision about forfeiture proceedingsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 9.Proceedings by virtue of this Schedule are civil proceedings and...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 10.(1) In proceedings by virtue of this Schedule, the claimant...Previous MatchNext Match

        3. 11.(1) In the case of proceedings by virtue of this...Previous MatchNext Match

        4. 12.Where an appeal has been made (whether by case stated...Previous MatchNext Match

      9. Effect of forfeiturePrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 13.Where property is treated or condemned as forfeited under this...Previous MatchNext Match

      10. Disposal of property which is not returnedPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 14.(1) This paragraph applies where any property is required to...Previous MatchNext Match

      11. Provisions as to proofPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 15.In proceedings under this Schedule, the fact, form and manner...Previous MatchNext Match

        2. 16.In any proceedings, the condemnation by a court of property...Previous MatchNext Match

      12. Special provisions as to certain claimantsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 17.(1) This paragraph applies where, at the time of the...Previous MatchNext Match

      13. Power to destroy fish before condemnation, etcPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 18.(1) The relevant authority may destroy any fish liable to...Previous MatchNext Match

      14. Saving for owner's rightsPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 19.Neither the imposition of a requirement by virtue of this...Previous MatchNext Match

      15. InterpretationPrevious MatchNext Match

        1. 20.In this Schedule— “the court” is to be read in...Previous MatchNext Match

    19. Schedule 19

      Schedule 1A to the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949

      1. The following is the Schedule to be inserted as Schedule...

    20. Schedule 20

      Establishment and maintenance of the English coastal route etc

      1. Extension of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of the CROW Act

        1. 1.(1) Chapter 3 of Part 1 of the CROW Act...

      2. Agreements relating to establishment and maintenance of route

        1. 2.(1) Where, in respect of any land, it appears to...

      3. Establishment and maintenance of route in absence of agreement

        1. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) it appears to Natural...

      4. Appeals relating to notices under paragraph 3

        1. 4.(1) Where a notice under paragraph 3(3) has been given...

      5. Power for Natural England to fund works

        1. 5.Natural England may meet or contribute towards expenditure incurred or...

      6. Erection and maintenance of notices and signs

        1. 6.(1) Natural England may erect and maintain notices or signs...

        2. 7.In section 19 of the CROW Act (notices indicating boundaries...

      7. Removal of notices and signs

        1. 8.(1) Any notice or sign to which this paragraph applies...

      8. Powers of entry

        1. 9.(1) A person who is authorised by Natural England may...

      9. Interpretation of Schedule

        1. 10.(1) In this Schedule— “coastal margin” has the same meaning...

    21. Schedule 21

      Amendments of the Harbours Act 1964

      1. 1.The Harbours Act 1964 (c. 40) is amended as follows....

      2. Provision that may be made by harbour empowerment order

        1. 2.(1) Section 16 (power to make harbour empowerment orders) is...

      3. Delegation of certain functions under the Act

        1. 3.(1) After section 42 (accounts and reports) insert— Delegation of...

      4. Consent of Welsh Ministers or Secretary of State required for making of certain harbour orders

        1. 4.After section 42B (inserted by paragraph 3(1)) insert— Consent of...

      5. Procedure for dealing with applications for harbour orders

        1. 5.(1) In Schedule 3 (procedure for making harbour revision and...

      6. Procedure where harbour revision orders are made otherwise than on application

        1. 6.(1) For paragraph 28 of Schedule 3 (inquiry to be...

      7. Application of paragraphs 5 and 6

        1. 7.The amendments made by paragraphs 5 and 6 apply to...

    22. Schedule 22

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 EEZ, UK marine area and Welsh zone

      2. Part 2 Marine licensing

      3. Part 3 Nature conservation

      4. Part 4 Management of inshore fisheries

      5. Part 5 Fisheries

      6. Part 6 Enforcement

      7. Part 7 Coastal access

      8. Part 8 Miscellaneous

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