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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Environmental governance

    1. CHAPTER 1 Improving the natural environment

      1. Environmental targets

        1. 1.Environmental targets

        2. 2.Environmental targets: particulate matter

        3. 3.Environmental targets: species abundance

        4. 4.Environmental targets: process

        5. 5.Environmental targets: effect

        6. 6.Environmental targets: reporting duties

        7. 7.Environmental targets: review

      2. Environmental improvement plans

        1. 8.Environmental improvement plans

        2. 9.Annual reports on environmental improvement plans

        3. 10.Reviewing and revising environmental improvement plans

        4. 11.Reviewing and revising plans: interim targets

        5. 12.Reviewing and revising plans: other requirements

        6. 13.Renewing environmental improvement plans

        7. 14.Renewing plans: interim targets

        8. 15.Renewing plans: other requirements

      3. Environmental monitoring

        1. 16.Environmental monitoring

      4. Policy statement on environmental principles

        1. 17.Policy statement on environmental principles

        2. 18.Policy statement on environmental principles: process

        3. 19.Policy statement on environmental principles: effect

      5. Environmental protection: statements and reports

        1. 20.Statements about Bills containing new environmental law

        2. 21.Reports on international environmental protection legislation

    2. CHAPTER 2 The Office for Environmental Protection

      1. The Office for Environmental Protection

        1. 22.The Office for Environmental Protection

        2. 23.Principal objective of the OEP and exercise of its functions

        3. 24.The OEP’s strategy: process

        4. 25.Guidance on the OEP’s enforcement policy and functions

        5. 26.Memorandum of understanding

        6. 27.Co-operation duties of public authorities and the OEP

      2. The OEP's scrutiny and advice functions

        1. 28.Monitoring and reporting on environmental improvement plans and targets

        2. 29.Monitoring and reporting on environmental law

        3. 30.Advising on changes to environmental law etc

      3. The OEP's enforcement functions

        1. 31.Failure of public authorities to comply with environmental law

        2. 32.Complaints

        3. 33.Investigations

        4. 34.Duty to keep complainants informed

        5. 35.Information notices

        6. 36.Decision notices

        7. 37.Linked notices

        8. 38.Environmental review

        9. 39.Judicial review: powers to apply in urgent cases and to intervene

        10. 40.Duty of the OEP to involve the relevant Minister

        11. 41.Public statements

      4. Information

        1. 42.Disclosures to the OEP

        2. 43.Confidentiality of proceedings

    3. CHAPTER 3 Interpretation of Part 1

      1. 44.Meaning of “natural environment”

      2. 45.Meaning of “environmental protection”

      3. 46.Meaning of “environmental law”

      4. 47.Interpretation of Part 1: general

  3. PART 2 Environmental governance: Northern Ireland

    1. 48.Improving the natural environment: Northern Ireland

    2. 49.The Office for Environmental Protection: Northern Ireland

  4. PART 3 Waste and resource efficiency

    1. Producer responsibility

      1. 50.Producer responsibility obligations

      2. 51.Producer responsibility for disposal costs

    2. Resource efficiency

      1. 52.Resource efficiency information

      2. 53.Resource efficiency requirements

      3. 54.Deposit schemes

      4. 55.Charges for single use items

      5. 56.Charges for carrier bags

    3. Managing waste

      1. 57.Separation of waste

      2. 58.Electronic waste tracking: Great Britain

      3. 59.Electronic waste tracking: Northern Ireland

      4. 60.Hazardous waste: England and Wales

      5. 61.Hazardous waste: Northern Ireland

      6. 62.Transfrontier shipments of waste

      7. 63.Regulations under the Environmental Protection Act 1990

    4. Waste enforcement and regulation

      1. 64.Powers to make charging schemes

      2. 65.Waste charging: Northern Ireland

      3. 66.Enforcement powers

      4. 67.Enforcement powers: Northern Ireland

      5. 68.Littering enforcement

      6. 69.Fixed penalty notices

      7. 70.Regulation of polluting activities

      8. 71.Waste regulation: amendment of Northern Ireland Order

  5. PART 4 Air quality and environmental recall

    1. Air quality

      1. 72.Local air quality management framework

      2. 73.Smoke control areas: amendments of the Clean Air Act 1993

    2. Environmental recall of motor vehicles etc

      1. 74.Environmental recall of motor vehicles etc

      2. 75.Compulsory recall notices

      3. 76.Further provision about regulations under section 74

      4. 77.Interpretation of sections 74 to 76

  6. PART 5 Water

    1. Plans and proposals

      1. 78.Water resources management plans, drought plans and joint proposals

      2. 79.Drainage and sewerage management plans

    2. Storm overflows

      1. 80.Storm overflows

      2. 81.Reporting on discharges from storm overflows

      3. 82.Monitoring quality of water potentially affected by discharges

      4. 83.Reduction of adverse impacts of storm overflows

      5. 84.Report on elimination of discharges from storm overflows

    3. Regulation of water and sewerage undertakers

      1. 85.Authority’s power to require information

      2. 86.Water and sewerage undertakers in England: modifying appointments

      3. 87.Electronic service of documents

    4. Abstraction

      1. 88.Water abstraction: no compensation for certain licence modifications

    5. Water quality

      1. 89.Water quality: powers of Secretary of State

      2. 90.Water quality: powers of Welsh Ministers

      3. 91.Water quality: powers of Northern Ireland department

      4. 92.Solway Tweed river basin district: power to transfer functions

      5. 93.Water quality: interpretation

    6. Land drainage

      1. 94.Valuation of other land in drainage district: England

      2. 95.Valuation of other land in drainage district: Wales

      3. 96.Valuation of agricultural land in drainage district: England and Wales

      4. 97.Disclosure of Revenue and Customs information

  7. PART 6 Nature and biodiversity

    1. Biodiversity gain in planning

      1. 98.Biodiversity gain as condition of planning permission

      2. 99.Biodiversity gain in nationally significant infrastructure projects

      3. 100.Biodiversity gain site register

      4. 101.Biodiversity credits

    2. Biodiversity objective and reporting

      1. 102.General duty to conserve and enhance biodiversity

      2. 103.Biodiversity reports

    3. Local nature recovery strategies

      1. 104.Local nature recovery strategies for England

      2. 105.Preparation of local nature recovery strategies

      3. 106.Content of local nature recovery strategies

      4. 107.Information to be provided by the Secretary of State

      5. 108.Interpretation

    4. Conservation

      1. 109.Species conservation strategies

      2. 110.Protected site strategies

      3. 111.Wildlife conservation: licences

    5. Habitats Regulations

      1. 112.Habitats Regulations: power to amend general duties

      2. 113.Habitats Regulations: power to amend Part 6

    6. Tree felling and planting

      1. 114.Controlling the felling of trees in England

      2. 115.Local highway authorities in England to consult before felling street trees

    7. Use of forest risk commodities in commercial activity

      1. 116.Use of forest risk commodities in commercial activity

  8. PART 7 Conservation covenants

    1. Creation of conservation covenant

      1. 117.Conservation covenant agreements

      2. 118.Conservation covenants

      3. 119.Responsible bodies

    2. Effect of conservation covenant

      1. 120.Local land charge

      2. 121.Duration of obligation under conservation covenant

      3. 122.Benefit and burden of obligation of landowner

      4. 123.Benefit of obligation of responsible body

    3. Breach and enforcement

      1. 124.Breach of obligation

      2. 125.Enforcement of obligation

      3. 126.Defences to breach of obligation

    4. Discharge and modification

      1. 127.Discharge of obligation of landowner by agreement

      2. 128.Discharge of obligation of responsible body by agreement

      3. 129.Modification of obligation by agreement

      4. 130.Discharge or modification of obligation by Upper Tribunal

    5. Replacement etc of responsible body

      1. 131.Power of responsible body to appoint replacement

      2. 132.Body ceasing to be a responsible body

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 133.Effect of acquisition or disposal of affected land by responsible body

      2. 134.Effect of deemed surrender and re-grant of qualifying estate

      3. 135.Declarations about obligations under conservation covenants

      4. 136.Duty of responsible bodies to make annual return

    7. Supplementary

      1. 137.Crown application

      2. 138.Index of defined terms in Part 7

      3. 139.Consequential amendments relating to Part 7

  9. PART 8 Miscellaneous and general provisions

    1. Regulation of chemicals

      1. 140.Amendment of REACH legislation

    2. Concurrent functions in Wales

      1. 141.Amendments of Schedule 7B to the Government of Wales Act 2006

    3. General provisions

      1. 142.Consequential provision

      2. 143.Regulations

      3. 144.Crown application

      4. 145.Financial provisions

      5. 146.Extent

      6. 147.Commencement

      7. 148.Transitional or saving provision

      8. 149.Short title

  10. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The Office for Environmental Protection

      1. 1.Membership

      2. 2.Appointment of non-executive members

      3. 3.Appointment of executive members

      4. 4.Interim chief executive

      5. 5.Terms of membership

      6. 6.Remuneration of non-executive members

      7. 7.Staffing and remuneration

      8. 8.Powers

      9. 9.Committees

      10. 10.Delegation to members, committees and employees

      11. 11.Procedure

      12. 12.Funding

      13. 13.Annual report

      14. 14.Annual accounts

      15. 15.Meaning of “financial year”

      16. 16.Status

      17. 17.Independence of the OEP

      18. 18.Disqualification from membership of legislatures

      19. 19.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      20. 20.Public records

      21. 21.Freedom of Information

      22. 22.Investigation by the Parliamentary Commissioner

      23. 23.Public sector equality duty

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Improving the natural environment: Northern Ireland

      1. PART 1 Environmental improvement plans

        1. 1.Environmental improvement plans

        2. 2.Annual reports on environmental improvement plans

        3. 3.Reviewing and revising environmental improvement plans

        4. 4.Renewing environmental improvement plans

        5. 5.Environmental monitoring

      2. PART 2 Policy statement on environmental principles

        1. 6.Policy statement on environmental principles

        2. 7.Policy statement on environmental principles: process

        3. 8.Policy statement on environmental principles: effect

      3. PART 3 Interpretation

        1. 9.Meaning of “natural environment”

        2. 10.Meaning of “environmental protection”

        3. 11.General interpretation

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      The Office for Environmental Protection: Northern Ireland

      1. PART 1 The OEP’s Northern Ireland functions

        1. 1.Monitoring and reporting on the Department’s environmental improvement plans

        2. 2.Monitoring and reporting on environmental law

        3. 3.Advising on changes to Northern Ireland environmental law etc

        4. 4.Failure of relevant public authorities to comply with environmental law

        5. 5.Meaning of relevant environmental law, relevant public authority etc

        6. 6.Complaints about relevant public authorities

        7. 7.Investigations: relevant public authorities

        8. 8.Duty to keep complainants informed

        9. 9.Information notices

        10. 10.Decision notices

        11. 11.Linked notices

        12. 12.Review application

        13. 13.Judicial review: powers to apply to prevent serious damage and to intervene

        14. 14.Duty of the OEP to involve the relevant department

        15. 15.Public statements

        16. 16.Disclosures to the OEP

        17. 17.Confidentiality of proceedings

        18. 18.Meaning of UK environmental law and Northern Ireland environmental law

        19. 19.Interpretation of Part 1 of this Schedule: general

      2. PART 2 Amendments of the OEP’s general functions

        1. 20.This Act is amended in accordance with paragraphs 21 to...

        2. 21.(1) Section 23 (principal objective of the OEP and exercise...

        3. 22.In section 24 (the OEP’s strategy: process), in subsection (1)(a)...

        4. 23.(1) Section 25 (guidance on the OEP’s enforcement policy and...

        5. 24.After section 25 (guidance on the OEP’s enforcement policy and...

        6. 25.(1) Section 27 (co-operation duties of public authorities and the...

        7. 26.In section 37 (linked notices), after subsection (6) insert—

        8. 27.(1) Section 43 (confidentiality of proceedings) is amended as follows....

        9. 28.(1) Section 47 (interpretation of Part 1 of the Act)...

        10. 29.(1) Schedule 1 is amended as follows.

        11. 30.(1) Schedule 2 (improving the natural environment: Northern Ireland) is...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Producer responsibility obligations

      1. PART 1 Requirements

        1. 1.General power

        2. 2.Examples of provision that may be made

        3. 3.Registration of persons subject to producer responsibility obligations

        4. 4.Compliance schemes

        5. 5.Registration of compliance schemes

        6. 6.Power to direct compliance scheme operators

        7. 7.Certificates of compliance

        8. 8.Consultation etc requirements

        9. 9.(1) Before making regulations under this Part of this Schedule...

        10. 10.The relevant national authority must exercise the power to make...

        11. 11.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Enforcement

        1. 12.General power

        2. 13.Powers to confer functions

        3. 14.Monitoring compliance

        4. 15.Records and information

        5. 16.Powers of entry etc

        6. 17.Sanctions

        7. 18.Part 2 regulations may include provision for the imposition of...

        8. 19.Charges and costs

        9. 20.Consultation requirement

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Producer responsibility for disposal costs

      1. PART 1 Requirements

        1. 1.General power

        2. 2.“Disposal costs” and “disposal”

        3. 3.Calculation of sums payable

        4. 4.Administration

        5. 5.Registration

        6. 6.Payment of sums

        7. 7.Distribution of sums paid

        8. 8.Repayment of sums paid

        9. 9.Charges

        10. 10.Consultation requirements

      2. PART 2 Enforcement

        1. 11.General power

        2. 12.Powers to confer functions

        3. 13.Monitoring compliance

        4. 14.Records and information

        5. 15.Powers of entry etc

        6. 16.Sanctions

        7. 17.Charges and costs

        8. 18.Consultation requirements

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Resource efficiency information

      1. PART 1 Requirements

        1. 1.General power

        2. 2.Meaning of “information about resource efficiency”

        3. 3.Persons on whom requirements may be imposed

        4. 4.Examples of provision that may be made

        5. 5.Consultation etc requirements

        6. 6.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Enforcement

        1. 7.General power

        2. 8.Powers to confer functions

        3. 9.Monitoring compliance

        4. 10.Records and information

        5. 11.Powers of entry etc

        6. 12.Sanctions

        7. 13.Costs

        8. 14.Consultation requirement

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Resource efficiency requirements

      1. PART 1 Requirements

        1. 1.General power

        2. 2.Meaning of “resource efficiency requirements”

        3. 3.Persons on whom requirements may be imposed

        4. 4.Examples of provision that may be made

        5. 5.Consultation etc requirements

        6. 6.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Enforcement

        1. 7.General power

        2. 8.Powers to confer functions

        3. 9.Monitoring compliance

        4. 10.Records and information

        5. 11.Powers of entry etc

        6. 12.Sanctions

        7. 13.Costs

        8. 14.Consultation requirement

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Deposit schemes

      1. 1.Power to establish deposit schemes

      2. 2.Scheme suppliers

      3. 3.Scheme collectors

      4. 4.Deposit scheme administrators

      5. 5.Enforcement

      6. 6.Interpretation

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Charges for single use items

      1. 1.General power

      2. 2.Requirement to charge

      3. 3.Sellers of goods and services

      4. 4.Amount of charge

      5. 5.Administration

      6. 6.Registration

      7. 7.Record-keeping and publication of records

      8. 8.Enforcement

      9. 9.Civil sanctions

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Enforcement powers

      1. 1.Powers to search and seize vehicles in connection with waste offences

      2. 2.In section 34B(6) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (constable’s...

      3. 3.Powers of direction in relation to waste

      4. 4.Powers of entry in relation to pollution control etc

      5. 5.(1) Section 108 (powers of enforcing authorities and their authorised...

      6. 6.(1) Schedule 18 (supplemental provision about powers of entry) is...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Local air quality management framework

      1. 1.The Environment Act 1995 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 80 (national air quality strategy) is amended as...

      3. 3.After that section insert— Duty to report on air quality...

      4. 4.After section 81 insert— Functions of relevant public authorities etc...

      5. 5.(1) Section 82 (local authority reviews) is amended as follows....

      6. 6.After section 83 insert— Duties of English local authorities in...

      7. 7.(1) Section 84 (duties of local authorities in relation to...

      8. 8.After section 85 insert— Duty of air quality partners to...

      9. 9.(1) Section 86 (functions of county councils for areas for...

      10. 10.For section 86A substitute— Role of the Mayor of London...

      11. 11.(1) Section 87 (regulations) is amended as follows.

      12. 12.In section 88, in subsection (3), after “district councils” insert...

      13. 13.In section 91 (interpretation), in subsection (1)—

      14. 14.In Schedule 11 (air quality: supplemental provisions), in paragraph 1(2),...

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Smoke control in England and Wales

      1. PART 1 Principal amendments to the Clean Air Act 1993: England

        1. 1.The Clean Air Act 1993 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.After section 19 insert— Regulation of smoke and fuel in...

        3. 3.After Schedule 1 insert— SCHEDULE 1A Penalty for emission of...

        4. 4.After section 19A (as inserted by paragraph 2 above)— Acquisition...

        5. 5.After section 26 insert— Duty of local authority to reimburse...

        6. 6.After section 28 insert— Guidance for local authorities in England...

        7. 7.In section 44 (vessels), after subsection (2) insert—

        8. 8.In section 56 (rights of entry and inspection etc), for...

      2. PART 2 Principal amendments to the Clean Air Act 1993: Wales

        1. 9.The Clean Air Act 1993 is amended as follows.

        2. 10.(1) Section 20 (prohibition on emission of smoke in smoke...

        3. 11.(1) Section 21 (power to exempt certain fireplaces) is amended...

      3. PART 3 Minor and consequential amendments

        1. 12.Minor and consequential amendments to the Clean Air Act 1993

        2. 13.(1) Section 18 (declaration of smoke control area by local...

        3. 14.(1) Section 20 (prohibition on emission of smoke in smoke...

        4. 15.(1) Section 21 (power to exempt certain fireplaces) is amended...

        5. 16.(1) Section 22 (exemptions relating to particular areas) is amended...

        6. 17.(1) Section 23 (acquisition and sale of unauthorised fuel in...

        7. 18.In section 24 (power to require adaptations of fireplaces), in...

        8. 19.In section 26 (power to make grants for fireplaces in...

        9. 20.In section 27 (references to adaptations)— (a) in the heading,...

        10. 21.In section 28 (expenditure on execution of works), in subsection...

        11. 22.In section 29 (interpretation)— (a) in the definition of “old...

        12. 23.In section 63 (orders and regulations)— (a) in subsection (2),...

        13. 24.(1) Schedule 1 (coming into operation of smoke control orders)...

        14. 25.Minor amendments to other legislation

      4. PART 4 Smoke control areas in England: transitional provision

        1. 26.Where a local authority in England has made a smoke...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Modifying water and sewerage undertakers’ appointments: procedure for appeals

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Biodiversity gain as condition of planning permission

      1. PART 1 Biodiversity gain condition

        1. 1.In the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, after section...

        2. 2.In that Act, after Schedule 7 insert— SCHEDULE 7A Biodiversity...

      2. PART 2 Consequential amendments

        1. 3.(1) The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended...

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Biodiversity gain in nationally significant infrastructure projects

      1. PART 1 Principal amendments to the Planning Act 2008

        1. 1.The Planning Act 2008 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.In section 103 (Secretary of State is to decide applications),...

        3. 3.(1) Section 104 (decisions in cases where national policy statement...

        4. 4.(1) Section 105 (decisions in cases where no national policy...

        5. 5.After Schedule 2 insert— SCHEDULE 2A Biodiversity gain Section 103...

      2. PART 2 Supplementary amendments to the Planning Act 2008

        1. 6.The Planning Act 2008 is amended as follows.

        2. 7.In section 37 (applications for orders for development consent), after...

        3. 8.In section 120 (what may be included in development consent...

        4. 9.(1) Section 232 (orders and regulations) is amended as follows....

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Controlling the felling of trees in England

      1. 1.Introductory

      2. 2.Penalty for felling without licence: increase of fine

      3. 3.Restocking notices to be local land charges

      4. 4.Enforcement notices to be local land charges

      5. 5.Further enforcement notices for new estate or interest holders

      6. 6.Power of court to order restocking after conviction for failure to comply with enforcement notice

      7. 7.Service of notices on directors of companies that have estates or interests in land

      8. 8.Requiring information from the owner of land

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Use of forest risk commodities in commercial activity

      1. PART 1 Requirements

        1. 1.Meaning of “forest risk commodity”

        2. 2.Prohibition on using illegally produced commodities

        3. 3.Due diligence system

        4. 4.Annual report on due diligence system

        5. 5.Exemption

        6. 6.Guidance

        7. 7.Meaning of “regulated person”

      2. PART 2 Enforcement

        1. 8.General power

        2. 9.Powers to confer functions

        3. 10.Monitoring compliance

        4. 11.Records and information

        5. 12.Powers of entry etc

        6. 13.Sanctions

        7. 14.Part 2 regulations may include provision for the imposition of...

        8. 15.Charges

        9. 16.Consultation requirement

      3. PART 3 General provisions

        1. 17.Review

        2. 18.Interpretation

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Discharge or modification of obligations under conservation covenants

      1. PART 1 Discharge by Upper Tribunal

        1. 1.Power to discharge on application by landowner or responsible body

        2. 2.(1) The Upper Tribunal may, on the application of the...

        3. 3.Deciding whether to discharge

        4. 4.Supplementary powers

        5. 5.(1) The Upper Tribunal may, if it considers it reasonable...

      2. PART 2 Modification by Upper Tribunal

        1. 6.Power to modify on application by landowner or responsible body

        2. 7.(1) The Upper Tribunal may, on the application of the...

        3. 8.The power under paragraph 6(1) or 7(1) does not include...

        4. 9.Deciding whether to modify

        5. 10.Supplementary powers

        6. 11.(1) The Upper Tribunal may, if it considers it reasonable...

        7. 12.Effect of modification

        8. 13.Interpretation

    19. SCHEDULE 19

      Application of Part 7 to Crown land

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.Application of Part 7

        2. 2.Interpretation

        3. 3.Demesne land

        4. 4.Land subject to escheat

        5. 5.Bona vacantia

      2. PART 2 Conservation covenants relating to Crown land held by a person other than the appropriate authority

        1. 6.Agreements for the purposes of section 117

        2. 7.Modification of Part 7 in relation to obligations under certain Crown conservation covenants

        3. 8.References in Part 7 to an obligation of the landowner...

        4. 9.(1) Section 122 has effect with the following modifications in...

        5. 10.(1) Section 123 has effect with the following modifications in...

        6. 11.In section 129(4)(b) and (5) the references to a successor...

        7. 12.In Schedule 18— (a) the references in paragraphs 1(1) and...

      3. PART 3 Other modifications of Part 7

        1. 13.Cases where estate in land to which conservation covenant relates has been acquired by the Crown and is held by person other than the appropriate authority

        2. 14.In section 122— (a) subsections (2)(b), (3) and (4) have...

        3. 15.In section 123— (a) subsections (1)(b), (2) and (4) have...

        4. 16.(1) In section 129(4)(b) and (5) references to a successor...

        5. 17.In Schedule 18— (a) the reference in paragraph 6(1) to...

        6. 18.Agreements under section 127(1) and (3)

        7. 19.Agreements under section 128(1)

        8. 20.Agreements under section 129(1)

        9. 21.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) applies where a person who—

    20. SCHEDULE 20

      Consequential amendments relating to Part 7

      1. 1.Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)

      2. 2.(1) Section 12 (notice of compulsory purchase by local and...

      3. 3.(1) Paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 (notice of compulsory purchase...

      4. 4.Housing and Planning Act 2016 (c. 22)

      5. 5.(1) Section 203 (power to override easements and other rights)...

      6. 6.(1) Section 204 (compensation for overridden easements etc) is amended...

      7. 7.In section 205(1) (interpretation), at the appropriate place insert— “obligation...

      8. 8.Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 (c. 20)

      9. 9.In section 20 (notice requirements relating to taking temporary possession),...

      10. 10.In section 23 (compensation), after subsection (5) insert—

      11. 11.(1) Section 27 (powers of acquiring authority in temporary possession...

      12. 12.In section 30 (interpretation), at the appropriate place, insert— “obligation...

    21. SCHEDULE 21

      Amendment of REACH legislation

      1. 1.Amendment of the REACH Regulation

      2. 2.Amendment of the REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008

      3. 3.Consent of the devolved administrations

      4. 4.Requests by devolved administrations for exercise of powers under this Schedule

      5. 5.Consultation

      6. 6.The protected provisions

      7. 7.Other interpretation

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