Statutory instrument on legislative functions

Provides for legislative functions of the European Commission under various environmental directives to be exercisable instead by a public authority in the United Kingdom.

Document title: The Environment (Legislative Functions from Directives) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Document code: SI 2019/1350

Summary: Provides for legislative functions of the European Commission under various environmental directives to be exercisable instead by a public authority in the United Kingdom. Heavily criticised for potentially allowing ministers to amend duties, standards and monitoring requirements in transposed EU environmental directives.

Date: 15 October 2019

Document type: Statutory instrument

Published by: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sector: Governance

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