The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) (No. 2) Regulations 2023
Commencement: 1st December 2023
Amends: The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016
Various duties apply.
From 1st December 2023, additional enforcement powers are given to the Environment Agency.
The Environment Agency may now issue monetary penalties and recover the costs of enforcement action, in accordance with Schedule 26A.
The Environment Agency must publish guidance on:
- penalties that may be imposed;
- how the penalties will be determined; and
- rights of appeal.
These Regulations apply to England only.
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