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Legislation

International

  • International Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter 1972

European

  • Bathing Waters Directive (76/160/EEC)
  • Birds Directive (79/409/EEC)
  • Council regulation (812/2004) measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries
  • Freshwater Fish Directive (06/44/EC)
  • Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC)
  • Marine Strategy Framework Directive (08/56/EC)
  • Monitoring of shellfish harvesting area – regulation (854/2004)
  • Nitrates Directive (91/676/EC)
  • Shellfish Waters Directive (2006/113/EC)
  • Urban Waste Treatment Directive (91/271/EEC)
  • Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC)

Domestic

  • Conservation of Seals Act 1970
  • Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009
  • Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009
  • Marine (Scotland) Act 2010
  • Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004
  • Protection of Military Remains Act 1986
  • Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations 2005
  • Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981