Summary: Transfers legislative functions currently carried out by the European Commission to UK public authorities regarding air quality, environmental noise, infrastructure for spatial information, marine and water quality. Enables the domestic law implementing various EU environment directives to confer powers on the secretary of state or devolved administrations to make or amend domestic legislation, converts EU procedures to UK procedures, including enabling annexes to directives to be updated without primary legislation being required.
Date: 6 June 2018 - laid before Parliament under draft affirmative procedure
Document type: Statutory instrument
Published by: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Sector: Air quality
Follow up: Statutory instrument
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