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We received 128 responses to this consultation. We will now look to develop new sanctions to cover the restrictions laid out in the Regulation.
We want to know what you think about our proposals to introduce penalties to enforce the EU regulation on invasive non-native species. These penalties will apply to offences in England and Wales.
The EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation applies restrictions on invasive non-native species of most concern in Europe, including a ban on keeping and selling.