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Full titles of European legislation and international conventions cited

Council Directive 79/409/EEC of 2 April 1979 on the conservation of wild birds Official Journal L103, 25/04/1979 0001-0018 (The 'Birds Directive')

 

Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. Official Journal L206, 22/07/1992 0007-0050 (The 'Habitats Directive')

 

Council Directive 97/62/EC of 27 October 1997 Adapting to technical and scientific progress Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora Official Journal L305, 08/11/1997 0042-0065

 

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy Official Journal L327, 22/12/2000 0001 (The 'Water Framework Directive')

 

Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (19 September 1979) (The 'Bern Convention')

 

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, Ramsar, Iran, 2.2.1971 (The 'Ramsar Convention')

 

UK legislation cited

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (1981 Chapter 69) www.naturenet.net/law/wcagen.html

 

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 2716) (The 'Habitats Regulations') www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1994/Uksi_19942716_en_1.htm

 

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 (Statutory Instrument 1997 No. 3055) http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si1997/19973055.htm

 

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2000 (Statutory Instrument 2000 No. 192) www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2000/20000192.htm

 

The Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1995 (Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland 1995 No. 380) www.opsi.gov.uk/sr/sr1995/Nisr_19950380_en_1.htm

 

The Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001 (Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 1754) www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2001/20011754.htm

 

Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (2000 Chapter 37) www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/20000037.htm

 

The Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (2004 ASP6) www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2004/20040006.htm 

 

UK government policy guidance cited

England:

Planning Policy Statement PPS9: Biodiversity and Geological Conservation (ODPM 2005). www.odpm.gov.uk/stellent/groups/odpm_planning/documents/page/odpm_plan_039821.pdf (PDF file, 243 kb)

Scotland:

National Planning Policy Guidelines NPPG 14: Natural heritage (Scottish Office Development Department, 1999) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/1999/01/nppg14

 

Planning for Natural Heritage: Planning Advice Note 60 (PAN 60) (Scottish Executive, August 2000) http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2000/08/pan60-root/pan60

 

Nature conservation: implementation in Scotland of EC Directives on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Flora and Fauna and the Conservation of Wild Birds ('the Habitats and Birds Directives') (Scottish Executive, June 2000) www.scotland.gov.uk/library3/nature/habd-00.asp

Wales:

Planning policy Wales (National Assembly for Wales, April 2002) www.wales.gov.uk/subiplanning/content/planningpolicy/final/contents-e.htm

Technical Advice Note (TAN) 5 Nature conservation and planning (Welsh Office, November 1996) www.wales.gov.uk/subiplanning/content/tans/tan05/tan5_home_e.htm

Northern Ireland:

Planning Policy Statement 2 (PPS2) – Planning and Nature Conservation (Department of the Environment Planning Service, June 1997) www.planningni.gov.uk/AreaPlans_Policy/PPS/pps2/PPS2_1.pdf