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Statutory Instruments

1997 No. 3044 (C.112)

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The Environment Act 1995 (Commencement No. 10) Order 1997

Made

16th December 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of his powers under section 125(3) of the Environment Act 1995(1), hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Environment Act 1995 (Commencement No. 10) Order 1997.

Provisions coming into force on 23rd December 1997

2.  The following provisions of the Environment Act 1995 shall come into force on 23rd December 1997:

  • sections 82 to 86;

  • section 90 and Schedule 11 in so far as they are not already in force;

  • section 120(1) in so far as it relates to paragraph 46(5) of Schedule 22.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State,

Michael Meacher

Minister of State,

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

16th December 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

Part IV of the Environment Act 1995 makes provision for local authorities to contribute to the management of air quality within their areas. This Order brings into force on 23rd December 1997 all of the provisions of Part IV which are not already in force. It also brings into force on that date section 4(4A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, which requires local authorities to have regard to the National Air Quality Strategy published under section 80 of the 1995 Act when exercising their powers under Part I of the 1990 Act to prevent or minimise air pollution released from processes prescribed for local control.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Environment Act 1995 have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order.

ProvisionDate of commencementS.I. No.
Section 128.07.19951995/1983
Section 201.04.19961996/186
Section 3(1)01.04.19961996/186
Section 3(2) to (8)28.07.19951995/1983
Section 428.07.19951995/1983
Section 501.02.19961996/186
01.04.1996
Section 601.04.19961996/186
Section 728.07.19951995/1983
Section 801.04.19961996/186
Section 928.07.19951995/1983
Sections 10 and 1101.04.19961996/186
Section 1228.07.19951995/1983
Sections 13 to 1901.04.19961996/186
Sections 20 to 2312.10.19951995/2649
Sections 25 to 2901.04.19961996/186
Sections 30 to 3212.10.19951995/2649
Sections 33 to 3501.04.19961996/186
Section 3612.10.19951995/2649
Section 3728.07.1995 and 01.04.19961995/1983 and 1996/186
Sections 38 to 4028.07.19951995/1983
Section 4121.09.1995 01.02.1996 and 01.04.19961995/1983 and 1996/186
Section 4221.09.19951995/1983
Sections 43 to 5228.07.19951995/1983
Sections 53 and 5401.04.19961996/186
Section 5501.02.1996 and 01.04.19961996/186
Section 5628.07.19951995/1983
Section 57 (partially)21.09.19951995/1983
Section 58 (partially)21.09.19951995/1983
Section 59 (partially)12.10.19951995/2649
Section 60(3), (4), (5)(a) and (7)01.07.19971997/1626
Section 78 and Schedule 10 (partially), with savings23.11.1995 01.04.1996 and 01.04.19971995/2950 and 1996/2560
Section 8001.02.19961996/186
Section 8101.04.19961996/186
Sections 87 to 8901.02.19961996/186
Section 90 and Schedule 11 (partially)01.02.19961996/186
Section 9101.02.19961996/186
Section 9201.04.19961996/186
Sections 93 to 9521.09.19951995/1983
Section 96(1), (5) and (6) and Schedules 13 and 14 (England and Wales)01.11.19951995/2765
Section 96(1), (5) and (6) and Schedule 13 and 14 (Scotland)01.01.19971996/2857
Section 96(2)01.11.19951995/2765
Section 96(3)01.01.19971996/2857
Section 96(4) (partially)01.11.19951995/2765
Section 96(4) (partially) (Scotland)01.01.19971996/2857
Sections 97 to 10321.09.19951995/1983
Section 10401.04.19961996/186
Section 105 and Schedule 1521.09.1995 01.02.1996 01.04.1996 and 01.01.19991995/1983 and 1996/186
Sections 106 to 11401.04.19961996/186
Section 11501.04.19961995/2950 and 1996/186
Section 116 and Schedule 21 (partially)21.09.19951995/1983
Section 116 and Schedule 21 (partially)01.07.19971997/1626
Section 11701.04.19961996/186
Section 118(1) to (3), (4) and (5) (partially) and (6)01.04.19961996/186
Section 11901.04.19961996/186
Section 120(1) and Schedule 22 (partially)12.10.1995 21.09.95 01.02.1996 01.04.1996 21.11.1996 and 31.12.19961995/1983 1995/2649 1996/186 and 1996/2909
Section 120(2) and Schedule 23 (partially)01.04.1996 and 01.01.19991995/1983 and 1996/186
Section 120(3) and Schedule 24 (partially)21.09.1995 01.11.1995 01.02.1996 01.04.1996 31.12.1996 01.01.1997 01.04.1997 and 01.01.19991995/1983 1995/2765 1996/186 1996/2560 1996/2857 and 1996/2909
Section 120(4) to (6)28.07.19951995/1983
Sections 121 to 12428.07.19951995/1983
Paragraph 7(2) of Schedule 701.04.19971996/2560

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