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Water environment: legislation

Published: 9 Feb 2018

A list of all legislation relating to the water environment in Scotland.

Regulations

The Water Environment (Remedial Measures) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

The Water Environment (Amendment of Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990: Contaminated Land) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Northumbria and Solway Tweed River Basin Districts) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Modification of Part 1) Regulations 2015

The Designation of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2015

The Water Environment (River Basin Management Planning etc.) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Modification of Part 1) Regulations 2015

The Water Environment (River Basin Management Planning etc.) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2015

The Water Environment (Shellfish Water Protected Areas: Environmental Objectives etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2013

The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013

The Water Environment (River Basin Management Planning: Further Provision) (Scotland) Regulations 2013

The Water Environment (Controlled Activities)(Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013

The Bathing Waters (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2012

The Chemical Analysis of Water Status (Technical Specifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2011

The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009

The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2008

The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Regulations 2008

The Bathing Waters (Scotland) Regulations 2008

The Waste Management Licensing (Water Environment) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

The Water Environment (Controlled Activities)(Scotland) Regulations 2005 (Notices in the Interests of National Security)

The Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2005

The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Solway Tweed River Basin District) Regulations 2004

The Water Environment (Register of Protected Areas) (Scotland) Regulations 2004

The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) (Northumbria River Basin District) Regulations 2003

Urban Waste Water Treatment (Scotland) Regulations 2003

The Protection of Water Against Agricultural Nitrate Pollution (Scotland) Regulations 1996

Directions

The Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Unconventional Oil or Gas Development) (Scotland) (No.2) Direction 2015

Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Underground Coal Gasification) (Scotland) Direction 2015

The Scotland River Basin District (Standards) Amendment Directions 2015

The Scotland River Basin District (Quality of Shellfish Water Protected Areas) (Scotland) Directions 2015

The Cross-Border River Basin Districts (Scotland) Directions 2015

The Scotland River Basin District (Status) Directions 2014

The Scotland River Basin District (Standards) Directions 2014

The Solway Tweed River Basin District (Standards) (Scotland) Directions 2014

The Solway Tweed River Basin District (Status) (Scotland) Directions 2014

The Solway Tweed River Basin District (Standards) (Scotland) Amendment (No 2) Directions 2014

The Chemical Analysis of Water Status (Technical Specifications) (Scotland) (No.2) Directions 2011

The Bathing Waters (Sampling and Analysis) (Scotland) Directions 2008

The Scotland River Basin District (Preparation, Submission and Revision of River Basin Management Plan) Directions 2007

Acts

The Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013

Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003

Orders

The Water Environment (Shellfish Water Protected Areas: Designation) (Scotland) Order 2016

The Water Environment (Relevant Enactments and Designation of Responsible Authorities and Functions) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2015

The Water Environment (Drinking Water Protected Areas) (Scotland) Order 2013

The Water Environment (Shellfish Water Protected Areas: Designation)(Scotland) Order 2013

The Water Environment (Relevant Enactments and Designation of Responsible Authorities and Functions) (Scotland) Order 2011

The Water Environment (Consequential Provisions) (Scotland) Order 2006

The Water Environment (Consequential and Savings Provisions) (Scotland) Order 2006

The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Consequential Provisions and Modifications) Order 2006

The Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Act 2003 (Designation of Scotland River Basin District) Order 2003

Contact

Email: Joyce Carr joyce.carr@gov.scot

Published:
9 Feb 2018
Water environment: legislation