Marine law

Planning Scotland's Seas

Creation of the National Marine Plan is a major component of the Marine (Scotland) Act and will for the first time set out national strategy. It will aim to ensure sustainable economic growth of marine industries, while taking the environmental into account, and will set out policies including economic, social and marine ecosystem objectives.

Draft Scottish Marine Litter Strategy Consultation

Marine litter impacts on Scotland's society, economy and marine environment. The draft strategy will aim to address the levels of marine litter present in Scotland's marine and coastal environment.