Marine Bill Stage 3 Briefing

2nd February 2010

Key amendments that would improve the Bill at stage 3 include i) introducing a general duty to consider the health of our seas as a primary objective in all our activity in the marine environment, ii) clearly linking marine management and marine protection provisions, by including Scottish Ministers’ policies for protection and enhancement of MPAs within the area of the plan, and iii) clarifying the content of marine plans, by ensuring that they contain a programme of objectives. This provides greater certainty for all stakeholders…

Breifing for Stage 3 of the Marine (Scotland) Bill from Scottish Environment LINKs Marine taskforce

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