JNCC Consultations

JNCC consult others on our own plans, policies, strategies and projects. View/search our open and closed consultations.

When a new consultation is launched, we make the relevant documents available to organisations and individuals with an interest in the area of consultation. We also publish details of each formal consultation on our website so that anyone with an interest can access the documents.

All consultations will have a clear start and end date.

 

Open consultations

Seismic Guidelines Consultation

JNCC Guidelines for minimising the risk of injury and disturbance to marine mammals from seismic surveys have been used as industry best practice for  the last 20 years. Following the analysis of seismic survey and marine mammal observer data between 1994 and 2010, JNCC have launched a consultation on revised guidelines to ensure they remain fit for purpose, are logistically feasible and provide the best available mitigation.

  • The consultation will close on the 23 December 2016.

 

Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England and Wales

This consultation is conducted jointly by NE/NRW/JNCC for a marine potential Special Protection Area (pSPA) for seabirds and waterbirds in waters around England and Wales: the Liverpool Bay / Bae Lerpwl pSPA..

  • Consultation period: 9 November 2016 (noon) until 8 February 2017 (5pm)

 

Proposed marine SPA  consultation in inshore and offshore waters around Scotland

This is the joint SNH/JNCC consultation on four marine proposed Special Protection Areas for seabirds and waterbirds in waters around Scotland.

  • Consultation period: 04 October 2016 – 17 January 2017 (midnight)

 

Potential marine SPA consultation in inshore and offshore waters around England

This consultation is conducted jointly by NE/JNCC for one marine potential Special Protection Area (pSPA) for seabirds and waterbirds in waters around England. This proposal is consulted upon alongside other pSPAs which are entirely in English inshore waters.

  • Consultation period: 18th of October 2016 (9am) until 17th January 2017 (5pm)

 

 

Closed consultations

Proposed Offshore Marine SPA consultation

Harbour Porpoise Possible Special Area of Conservation Consultation

Wildlife & Countryside Act: consultation of Schedule 9  

Fifth National Report on the Convention of Biologicalj Diversity (CBD) 

Consultation on the draft 3rd UK Report on Implementation of the Habitats Directive

UK Report for Article 12 of the EU Birds Directive for the period 2008-2012

Offshore SAC Consultation Archive

IPBES consultation and stakeholder hub

Fifth Quinquennial Review of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act, 1981

The protection of marine European Protected Species from injury and disturbance