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|Restoration of Damage to Sites of Special Scientific Interest
This is the text of the Restoration of Damage to Sites of Special Scientific Interest, as presented to the House of Commons on 10 June 1998.
Restoration of Damage to Sites of Special Scientific Interest
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Amend the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 to require the owners and occupiers of land notified as sites of special scientific interest who commit an offence under section 28 of the Act to restore that interest of the site lost, damaged or degraded as a result of the offence or offences.
BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
|Amendment of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.|| 1. - (1) The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 shall be amended as follows.|
| (2) In section 28, for the word "damage" in subsection (4)(b) there shall be substituted "destroy or damage".|
| (3) In section 31- |
|Citation and extent.|| 2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Restoration of Damage to Sites of Special Scientific Interest Act 1998.|
| (2) This Act extends to England and Wales only.|
|© Parliamentary copyright 1998||Prepared 2 July 1998|