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Title Year and Number Legislation Type Review Date
The Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Propagating Material and Fodder Plant Seed (Amendment) Regulations 2021 2021/393 UK Statutory Instruments
The Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020 2020/552 UK Statutory Instruments 14/12/2024
The Direct Payments Penalty Simplification (England) Regulations 2020 2020/551 UK Statutory Instruments
The Sea Fishing (Enforcement) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 2020/516 UK Statutory Instruments
The Direct Payments to Farmers (Application Deadlines) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020 2020/510 UK Statutory Instruments
The Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment) Regulations 2020 2020/109 UK Statutory Instruments
The Import and Export Licences (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/1409 UK Statutory Instruments
The Common Agricultural Policy and Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/1405 UK Statutory Instruments
The Pesticides (Amendment) Regulations 2019 2019/1290 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 2019/1285 UK Statutory Instruments
The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2019 2019/1252 UK Statutory Instruments 29/09/2024
The Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) (Amendment) Order 2019 2019/1213 UK Statutory Instruments 01/10/2024
The Control of Salmonella in Poultry (Amendment) Order 2019 2019/971 UK Statutory Instruments
The European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/785 UK Statutory Instruments
The European Structural and Investment Funds Common Provisions Rules etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/783 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/778 UK Statutory Instruments
The Rural Development (Rules and Decisions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/770 UK Statutory Instruments
The Rural Development (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/764 UK Statutory Instruments
The Veterinary Medicines and Animals and Animal Products (Examination of Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/676 UK Statutory Instruments
The International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/590 UK Statutory Instruments
The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/579 UK Statutory Instruments
The Seed Marketing and Seed Potatoes (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 2019/472 UK Statutory Instruments
The Aquatic Animal Health and Alien Species in Aquaculture (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/451 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health etc. (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 2019/180 UK Statutory Instruments
The Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies and Animal By-Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/170 UK Statutory Instruments
The Control of Mercury (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/96 UK Statutory Instruments
The Persistent Organic Pollutants (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 2018/1405 UK Statutory Instruments
The Carcase Classification and Price Reporting (England) Regulations 2018 2018/1164 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Noise (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 2018/1089 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2018 2018/1051 UK Statutory Instruments 30/06/2020
The Zootechnical Standards (England) Regulations 2018 2018/1037 UK Statutory Instruments 31/10/2023
The Common Agricultural Policy Basic Payment and Support Schemes (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 2018/1026 UK Statutory Instruments
The Marketing of Ornamental Plant Propagating Material (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 2018/974 UK Statutory Instruments
The Equine Identification (England) Regulations 2018 2018/761 UK Statutory Instruments
The Water Supply (Water Quality) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 2018/706 UK Statutory Instruments 27/06/2021
The Common Agricultural Policy (Control and Enforcement, Cross-Compliance, Scrutiny of Transactions and Appeals) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2018 2018/591 UK Statutory Instruments
The Bathing Water (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2018 2018/527 UK Statutory Instruments 31/07/2018
The Plant Health etc. (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 2018/510 UK Statutory Instruments
The Waste Enforcement (England and Wales) Regulations 2018 2018/369 UK Statutory Instruments
The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 2018/352 UK Statutory Instruments