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Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 No 63
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 06:37)
Serious and irreversible impacts on biodiversity values
The determination of serious and irreversible impacts on biodiversity values for the purposes of the biodiversity offsets scheme is to be made in accordance with principles prescribed by the regulations.The Environment Agency Head may provide guidance on the determination of any such serious and irreversible impacts, and for that purpose may publish, from time to time, criteria to assist in the application of those principles and lists of potential serious and irreversible impacts.For proposed development—see section 7.16; for proposed clearing only—see section 60ZF of the Local Land Services Act 2013; for proposed biodiversity certification—see section 8.8.