The Marine Licensing (Application Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

Publication Date:January 01, 2014
 
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

LICENSING (MARINE)

MARINE POLLUTION

The Marine Licensing (Application Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2014

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In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 67(2) and (3) and 316(1)(b) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009( 1), the Secretary of State, as the appropriate licensing authority under section 113(2)(a), (4)(a), (6)(a) and (8) of that Act( 2), makes the following Regulations.

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Marine Licensing (Application Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and come into force on 1st May 2014.

Amendment of the Marine Licensing (Application Fees) Regulations 2014

2. Regulation 6 (deposits in cases where fee payable at hourly rate) of the Marine Licensing (Application Fees) Regulations 2014( 3) is amended as follows-

(a) in paragraph (1), for "licensee" substitute "applicant"; and(b) in paragraph (4), for "application", where it first occurs, substitute "applicant".

George Eustice

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

8th April 2014

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Marine Licensing (Application Fees) Regulations 2014 to correct defects in regulation 6 of those Regulations (deposits in cases where fee payable at hourly rate).

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private, voluntary or public sectors is foreseen.

(1) 2009 c.23.

(2) By virtue of section 113(2)(a), 4(a), (6)(a) and (8) of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, the Secretary of State is the appropriate licensing authority as respects anything done in the course of carrying on certain activities in the Scottish offshore region, Wales and the Welsh inshore region and Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland inshore region, and in relation to any other area not mentioned in subsection (2), (4) or (6). See section 322(1) for the definition of those regions.

(3) S.I. 2014/615.

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