Welcome to the Award winning Habitats Regulations Assessment Handbook and accompanying Journal
Aimed at statutory bodies, local authorities, other 'competent authorities', third sector organisations, ecologists, lawyers, planners and project proposers, the Handbook is the one definitive source of detailed guidance that is regularly updated for good practice and monitored by a barrister specialising in environmental law and the Habitats Regulations in particular.
Current subscribers to the Handbook include
- Natural England
- Natural Resources Wales
- Environment Agency
- Joint Nature Conservation Committee
- Marine Management Organisation
- The Planning Inspectorate
- Local planning authorities
- Consultants, lawyers and third sector organisations
Click here to find out more about who currently uses the Handbook.
Fully consistent with Defra guidance, it covers all aspects of the assessment process and has been informed by feedback from key stakeholders. The Journal is the only UK periodical in this field to keep you informed.
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DTA Publications were thrilled to see the Handbook win both categories entered for the prestigious 2014 CIEEM Best Practice Awards.
Winner of the 2014 Best Practice Award for Innovation and
Winner of the 2014 Best Practice Award for Knowledge Sharing
Click here to visit our dedicated Awards webpage to read more about the event.
Constructive regulation - Efficient compliance - Effective conservation