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Title Year and Number Legislation Type Review Date
The Sea Fisheries (Amendment) Regulations 2024 2024/231 UK Statutory Instruments
The Water Industry (Special Administration) (England and Wales) Rules 2024 2024/229 UK Statutory Instruments
The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (Shotley Gate to Felixstowe Ferry) (No.1) Order 2024 2024/225 UK Statutory Instruments
The Water Industry (Special Administration) Regulations 2024 2024/205 UK Statutory Instruments
The Water Industry Act 1991 (Amendment) Order 2024 2024/204 UK Statutory Instruments
The Wine (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2024 2024/115 UK Statutory Instruments
The Biodiversity Gain Requirements (Irreplaceable Habitat) Regulations 2024 2024/48 UK Statutory Instruments
The Biodiversity Gain Requirements (Exemptions) Regulations 2024 2024/47 UK Statutory Instruments
The Biodiversity Gain Site Register (Financial Penalties and Fees) Regulations 2024 2024/46 UK Statutory Instruments
The Biodiversity Gain Site Register Regulations 2024 2024/45 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environment Act 2021 (Commencement No. 8 and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2024 2024/44 UK Statutory Instruments
The Flood and Water Management Act 2010 (Commencement No. 10) Order 2024 2024/35 UK Statutory Instruments
The Dangerous Dogs (Exemption Schemes and Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Order 2024 2024/33 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2024 2024/30 UK Statutory Instruments
The Official Controls (Extension of Transitional Periods) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2024 2024/20 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agriculture (Delinked Payments and Consequential Provisions) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1430 UK Statutory Instruments
The Exotic Disease (Amendment) (England) Order 2023 2023/1415 UK Statutory Instruments
The Dangerous Dogs (Exemption Schemes and Miscellaneous Provisions) (England and Wales) Order 2023 2023/1407 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health etc. (Miscellaneous Fees) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1391 UK Statutory Instruments
The Wine (Revocation and Consequential Provision) Regulations 2023 2023/1362 UK Statutory Instruments
The Animals (Penalty Notices) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1350 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Protection Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2023 2023/1321 UK Statutory Instruments
The Animals (Penalty Notices) Act 2022 (Commencement) Regulations 2023 2023/1262 UK Statutory Instruments
The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (Gretna to Allonby) (No. 1) Order 2023 2023/1255 UK Statutory Instruments
The African Swine Fever (Import Controls) (Amendment) (England) Order 2023 2023/1253 UK Statutory Instruments
The Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Marketing Standards and Organic Products) (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 2023/1246 UK Statutory Instruments
The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2023 2023/1244 UK Statutory Instruments
The Controlled Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1243 UK Statutory Instruments
The Persistent Organic Pollutants (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2023 2023/1217 UK Statutory Instruments
The Dangerous Dogs (Compensation and Exemption Schemes) (England and Wales) Order 2023 2023/1204 UK Statutory Instruments
The Direct Payments to Farmers (Reconsideration and Appeal) (Modification) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1181 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environment Act 2021 (Commencement No. 7) Regulations 2023 2023/1170 UK Statutory Instruments
The Dangerous Dogs (Designated Types) (England and Wales) Order 2023 2023/1164 UK Statutory Instruments
The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases (Amendment) Regulations 2023 2023/1161 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 2023/1156 UK Statutory Instruments
The Official Controls (Plant Health) (Prior Notification) and Phytosanitary Conditions (Amendment) Regulations 2023 2023/1131 UK Statutory Instruments
The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Substitution of Cut-off Date Relating to Rights of Way) (England) Regulations 2023 2023/1126 UK Statutory Instruments
The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (Commencement No. 16) Order 2023 2023/1121 UK Statutory Instruments
The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (Ramsgate to Whitstable) Order 2023 2023/1115 UK Statutory Instruments
The Access to the Countryside (Coastal Margin) (East Head to Shoreham) Order 2023 2023/1100 UK Statutory Instruments