Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Session 2007-08

4 March 2008


The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said that it will publish a Draft Marine Bill in the Spring. It may appear in the coming weeks.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has decided to undertake pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Bill. When it is published by the Government, the Committee will be inviting interested parties to submit their views about the Draft Bill. Oral evidence sessions will be held thereafter, and the Committee expects to publish its conclusions in the summer.


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