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Partial RIA


This section sets out partial Regulatory Impact Assessments for policy issues associated with the Wildlife and Natural Environment Bill Consultation.

The broad purpose of the consultation is to help develop proposals for legislative changes which will modernise outdated statute, address anomalies and weaknesses in current provision and enhance the sustainable management of the natural environment for the public interest. It is intended that the consultation will inform development of a Wildlife and Natural Environment Bill which will support sustainable economic activity, especially in the countryside, by ensuring that wildlife and natural environment legislation is efficient, effective and proportionate.

Partial RIAs are provided for the following subjects:

  • Deer management
  • Game law
  • Invasive Non-Native Species
  • Species Licensing
  • Snaring
  • Muirburn

Where can I access this section of the consultation document?

Partial Regulatory Impact Assessment section of the consultation document