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Title: Compensation guidelines for changes to water abstraction licences
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
In March 1999, the Government published Taking Water Responsibly. This required the Environment Agency to "draw up, in consultation with appropriate organisations, a written policy on its determination of compensation for the revocation or variation of abstraction licences". Following consultation with relevant bodies during September 2000, this document sets out the Agency's guidelines for determining compensation payments arising from the revocation or variation of abstraction licences. It is important to note that provisions governing the revocation and variation of licences are already set out in existing legislation. This document does not aim to identify areas of legislation that should be reviewed, but sets out an approach to determining compensation payments within the provisions of current legislation, as outlined in Section 6.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1999]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Water resourcesWater abstractionLicencesLegislationFinancial policiesGuidelines
Extent: 16
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