On the 1st of April 2010 the Conservation Regulations 1994 were replaced by the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. The main purpose of the new legislation is to consolidate all of the amendments which have been made to the regulations since 1994.

The new legislation is available online from the OPSI website on the link below;


The Regulations affect a wide range of species and habitats including all British bat species and the great crested newt.