Archived ERA Consultations on ERA Legislation and Policies

Consultation on draft Daily Penalty Regulations, 2017
 
A Public Consultation exercise is being launched regarding the drafting of ‘Daily Penalty Regulations’.  These regulations will replace the ‘Daily Penalty Regulation’ presently in force, (S.L. 549.72 enacted by Legal Notice 276 of 2012, and amended by Legal Notice 124 of 2015). These draft regulations propose the introduction of daily penalties for environmental offences.

Consultation on draft Daily Penalty Regulations, 2017 - English version
Consultation on draft Daily Penalty Regulations, 2017 - Maltese version

Public Submissions and Responses 


Management of Malta's Marine Protected Areas


The Environment and Resources Authority (ERA) will commence the process of defining the objectives and measures for the management of Malta’s Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). In this regard, ERA is inviting the general public, organisations and interested stakeholders to provide their views on the management of one or more of the MPAs around Malta and Gozo. More information is available here

Draft Medium Combustion Plants Regulations, 2017

Draft Medium Combustion Plants Regulations, 2017

Action on Illegal Deposit of Material on Land and Illegal Reclamation of Land Regulations, 2017

Action on Illegal Deposit of Material on Land and Illegal Reclamation of Land Regulations, 2017

Trees and Woodlands Protection Regulations, 2018

Trees and Woodlands Protection Regulations, 2018
Public Submissions and Responses​
Public Consultation on the draft Limitation of Emissions of Certain Atmospheric Pollutants Regulations, 2018​​
Public Consultation on the draft Limitation of Emissions of Certain Atmospheric Pollutants Regulations, 2018

Public Consultation on the Waste Management (End of Life Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018​​

Public Consultation on the Waste Management (End of Life Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018​​​

​Marine Policy Framework Regulations, 2018​

Consultation Brief - Marine Policy Framework Regulations, 2018
Marine Policy Framework (Amendment) Regulations, 2018
MT - Regolamenti tal-2018 dwar Qafas fil-Politika Ambjentali tal-Baħar​
Post Consultation Brief on the Marine Policy Framework (Amendment) Regulations, 2018​

The Assessment and Management of Environment Noise (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

Consultation Brief - Environment Noise Regulations, 2018
Assessment and Management of Environment Noise (amendment) Regulations, 2018​
Post Consultation Brief - Noise Assessment​

Waste Management (Packaging and Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations, 2018

Consultation Brief Plastic Bags Regulations.pdf
Waste Management (Packaging and Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations - EN​​
Waste Management (Packaging and Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations - MT
Post Consultation Brief on the Packaging Regulations​

Invasive Alien Species Strategy and Codes of Good Practice

Intent and Objectives: Malta’s Proposed National Strategy on Invasive Alien Species
Intent and Objectives: Malta’s Proposed National Codes of Good Practice on Invasive Alien Species

Information Document on Green Infrastructure

Intent and Objectives: Malta’s Proposed Green Infrastructure Information Document 

National Action Plan on Desertification and Land Degradation

Intent and Objectives: Malta’s Proposed National Action Plan on Desertification and Land Degradation ​​


Information Document to Support GI Thinking in Malta


National Strategy for Preventing and Mitigating the Impact of Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in the Maltese Islands & National Sector-Specific Codes of Good Practice in relation to Invasive Alien Species in the Maltese Islands

​Public Consultation​​​​


Intent & Objectives: Single-Use Plastic Products Strategy for Malta, 2019 - 2025 - Rethink Plastic

​Public Consultation​​​​


Public Consultation on the Waste Management (Landfill) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019


Public Consultation on the Flora, Fauna & Natural Habitats Protection (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Consultation Brief on the Flora, Fauna & Natural Habitats Protection (Amendment) Regulations, 2019​
Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection (Amendment) Regulations, 2019
Regolamenti tal-2019 li jemendaw ir-Regolamenti dwar il-Protezzjoni tal-Flora, Fawna u Ambjenti Naturali​​
Public Submissions and Responses​


Public Consultation on the Deliberate Release into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Consultation Brief on the Deliberate Release into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) Regulations, 2019​
Deliberate Release into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 - English version
Deliberate Release into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 - Maltese version​​
Post Consultation Brief on the Deliberate Release into the Environment of Genetically Modified Organisms (Amendment) Regulations, 2019​

Intent & Objectives: Malta's National Air Pollution Control Programme

Public Consultation​

Intent for the National Strategy for the Environment and its Vision for 2050

Intent for the National Strategy for the Environment and its Vision for 2050 - EN​​​
Intent for the National Strategy for the Environment and its Vision for 2050 - MT​​​

Public Consultation on the Waste Management (Ship Recycling) Regulations 

Consultation Brief on the Waste Management (Ship Recycling) Regulations, 2019​
Post Consultation Brief on theShip Recycling Regulations​​


Public Consultation on the Single-Use Plastic Products Strategy for Malta 2020-2030

Consultation Brief on the Single-Use Plastic Products Strategy for Malta 2020-2030​

Intent & Objectives: Conservation Objectives and Measures for Malta's Marine Natura 2000 Sites

Public Consultation​​


Public Consultation on the Timetable for the formulation of Malta's 3rd Water Catchment Management Plan

Consultation Brief on the Timetable for the formulation of Malta's 3rd Water Catchment Management Plan​​


Intent & Objectives: Update to Malta's Noise Action Plan

Public Consultation​​​​

Establishment of the Park Nazzjonali tal-Inwadar (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Consultation Brief​​

Intent and Objectives: Action Plan to address the Escape of Invasive Alien Species (IAS) from Confinement​

​​​​Public Consultation​