The FLEGT Licensing Scheme (Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2021/2

2021 No. 2

Environmental Protection

The FLEGT Licensing Scheme (Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Made 4th January 2021

Laid before Parliament 4th January 2021

Coming into force 5th January 2021

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 10(1) and 11a(3) of Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005on the establishment of a FLEGT licensing scheme for imports of timber into the European Community1.

Citation, commencement and extent

Citation, commencement and extent

S-1 These Regulations may be cited as the FLEGT Licensing Scheme...

1. These Regulations may be cited as the FLEGT Licensing Scheme (Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 and come into force on the day after the day on which they are laid.

S-2 These Regulations extend to Great Britain only.

These Regulations extend to Great Britain only.

2. These Regulations extend to Great Britain only.

Amendment of Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005
S-3 Amendment of Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005

Amendment of Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005

3.—(1) Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005on the establishment of a FLEGT licensing scheme for imports of timber into the European Community2is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1(3), after “partner countries”, insert “listed in Annex 1”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)

(a) in paragraph 2, after “Agreement” insert “, as listed in Annex 1”;

(b)

(b) in paragraph 4, after “scheme” insert “, as listed in Annex 1”.

(4) Before Annex 2 insert—

Annex 1

PARTNER COUNTRIES AND THEIR DESIGNATED LICENSING AUTHORITIES

Partner country

Designated licensing authority

The Republic of Indonesia

Licence Information Unit

Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Indonesia”.

Rebecca Pow

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

At 12.20 p.m. on 4th January 2021

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations insert an Annex 1 into Council Regulation (EC) No 2173/2005on the establishment of a FLEGT licensing scheme for imports of timber into the European Community.

The new Annex lists the Republic of Indonesia as a partner country and lists Indonesia’s designated licensing authority.

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


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