1350: Natural England – compliance and enforcement consultation
This paper is summarised from Natural England’s ‘Public consultation on improving Compliance and Enforcement: implementing new Civil Sanctions’ The closing date for responses is 30 September 2011
Year of Publication2011
The consultation is to help Natural England to implement new civil sanction enforcement powers. The aim is for proportionate risk-based regulation that will reduce costs to business, drive environmental improvements and reward good performance; while continuing to provide reassurance that action will be taken against those who fail to meet acceptable standards. Until now enforcement tools have not been sufficiently flexible. Typically we have only had the option of either issuing warning letters or commencing criminal proceedings. The new sanctions will be more flexible and proportionate.
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- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wastes management & pollution control
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Landscape
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Managing land for environmental benefit
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