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Title Year and Number Legislation Type Review Date
The Official Controls (Plant Health and Genetically Modified Organisms) (England) Regulations 2019 2019/1517 UK Statutory Instruments 14/12/2024
The Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 2019/1424 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2019 2019/769 UK Statutory Instruments
The Aquatic Animal Health and Alien Species in Aquaculture (Amendment) (England and Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 2019/452 UK Statutory Instruments
The Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 2018/1408 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Miscellaneous Amendments) (England) Regulations 2018 2018/575 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2016 2016/1002 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 2016/475 UK Statutory Instruments
The Spring Traps Approval (Variation) (England) Order 2016 2016/247 UK Statutory Instruments 24/03/2021
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 2016/149 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2015 2015/1756 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2015 2015/1745 UK Statutory Instruments
The Spring Traps Approval (Variation) (England) Order 2015 2015/1427 UK Statutory Instruments
The Pollution Prevention and Control (Designation of Directives) (England and Wales) Order 2015 2015/1352 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2015 2015/934 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 2015/918 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2015 2015/324 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2014 2014/2852 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agricultural Holdings (Units of Production) (England) Order 2014 2014/2712 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) Order 2014 2014/2404 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2014 2014/2385 UK Statutory Instruments
The Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing Regulations 2014 2014/1240 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2014 2014/979 UK Statutory Instruments
The Tuberculosis (England) (Amendment) Order 2014 2014/714 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (Fees) (Forestry) (Amendment) (England and Scotland) Regulations 2014 2014/589 UK Statutory Instruments
The National Park Authorities (England) (Amendment) Order 2014 2014/571 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) Order 2014 2014/504 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) Regulations 2014 2014/491 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 2014/255 UK Statutory Instruments
The Single Common Market Organisation (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 2013/3235 UK Statutory Instruments
The Agriculture (Cross compliance) (No. 2) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 2013/3231 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) (Amendment) Order 2013 2013/3026 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No.3) Order 2013 2013/2687 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) (No. 2) Order 2013 2013/2112 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 2013/2111 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Order 2013 2013/1477 UK Statutory Instruments
The Dangerous Dogs (Fees) (England and Wales) Order 2013 2013/1302 UK Statutory Instruments
The Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 2013/804 UK Statutory Instruments
The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2013 2013/766 UK Statutory Instruments
The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (England) Order 2013 2013/462 UK Statutory Instruments