The Environment Act 2021: a practical look at the new biodiversity requirement

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One of the more ambitious provisions of the new Environment Act 2021 is the mandatory requirement for new developments to provide a 10% biodiversity net gain.  Whilst this requirement has no legal effect yet (and will be brought into force through secondary legislation at a date not yet known), the provisions are complex and warrant close examination.

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