Plant Health (England) (Amend) Order 2014
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The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2014 came into force on 6 May 2014
6 May 2014
Wildlife - England
The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) Order 2014 prohibits the landing of elm (Ulmus) for planting unless pre-notified to an authorised inspector. Amendments also remove provisions concerning western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) due to the implementation of EU legislation concerning this pest.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
Over two million hectares of Brazilian rainforest could be legally converted to supply the UK with soy under a new anti-deforestation law proposed by the government, the WWF has found.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
In R. (on the application of Hudson) v Windsor and Maidenhead RBC, the appellant appealed against a decision to uphold the local authority’s grant of planning permission for the construction of a holiday village at the Legoland Windsor Resort.