Clause 20 — Environment control of animal and plant species

Infrastructure Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 26th January 2015.

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Amendments made: 84, page 13, line 8, at end insert

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(c) a person who for the time being exercises powers of management or control over the land.”

This amendment extends the definition of “owner” to include persons with powers of management or control over land.

Amendment 45, page 14, line 23, at end insert—

“Notice of compliance

8A Where an environmental authority considers that an owner of premises has complied with all the requirements in a species control agreement to carry out species control operations, the authority must give the owner notice to that effect.” —

(Stephen Williams.)

This amendment requires the environmental authority to issue a notice to an owner once it considers that the owner has complied with all the requirements in a species control agreement.