Action for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones Regs 2013
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The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 came into force on 15 May
15 May 2013
Environment protection - Scotland
The Action Programme for Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2013 amend the 2008 Regulations.
EU Directive 1991/676/EEC on protecting waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources requires member states to review and, if necessary, revise action programmes for designated nitrate vulnerable zones.
The 2013 Regulations revise the action programme established by the 2008 Regulations.
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