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The Environment Act 1995 (Commencement No.2) Order 1995

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Provisions coming into force on 12th October 1995

2.  The following provisions of the Environment Act 1995 shall come into force on 12th October 1995:—

(a)section 20 (the Scottish Environment Protection Agency);

(b)section 21 (transfer of functions to SEPA);

(c)section 22 (transfer of property, rights and liabilities to SEPA);

(d)section 23 (functions of staff commission);

(e)section 30 (records held by SEPA);

(f)section 31 (guidance on sustainable development and other aims and objectives);

(g)section 32 (general environmental and recreational duties);

(h)section 36 (codes of practice with respect to environmental and recreational duties);

(i)section 59 (abandoned mines; Scotland), in so far as the amendments made by that section confer power on the Secretary of State to make regulations; and

(j)section 120(1) (minor and consequential amendments), in so far as it relates to the following provisions of Schedule 22:—

(i)paragraph 15;

(ii)sub-paragraphs (1) and (22) of paragraph 29, in so far as the amendments made by those provisions confer power on the Secretary of State to make regulations;

(iii)sub-paragraphs (1) to (3) and (5) of paragraph 51; and

(iv)paragraph 53.

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