Policy paper

Nitrate Vulnerable Zones: consolidation of regulations

Consolidation of 2008 nitrates regulations and its subsequent amendments to help farmers and advisors easily refer to regulations for NVZs.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This document consolidates all the amendments of the Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations 2008, which was previously available in six separate documents. This document helps customers easily refer to the regulations governing actions farmers must take on their Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs) land.

It is relevant to anyone who needs to understand the laws governing the control of nitrate used on land designated as Nitrate Vulnerable Zones under the regulations.

Published 18 February 2014