Rural legislation

New Rules to Prevent Agricultural Diffuse Pollution

The Reduction and Prevention of Agricultural Diffuse Pollution (England) Regulations 2018 came into effect on 2nd April 2018. The Regulations impose new rules to those in control of agricultural land to prevent manure, fertiliser and soil from agricultural activity getting into inland freshwaters, coastal waters, springs, wells and boreholes.

2018-06-07T12:34:09+00:00 7 June 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The challenge of a prolonged Brexit for farmers

The government remains positive that we will leave the European Union in March 2019, and a ‘transitional agreement’ will be put in place to allow the UK to disentangle itself from EU regulations and rules. This entanglement is most evident within the domestic agricultural policy, leaving farmers rightly concerned about what the future holds.

2018-02-13T10:16:45+00:00 12 September 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Public Rights of Way

Section 31 (6) of the Highways Act 1980 enables landowners to acknowledge the existence of public rights of way (PROW) across their land, and allows landowners to prevent new PROW being established by ‘presumed dedication’.

2018-02-13T10:18:40+00:00 18 July 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |