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Last amended: Wed., 07 July 2021

Order Details
Order Date:Wed., 10 July 2019
Order Status: Order Closed. Daily Fines paid.
Fine Paid/Settled:€100
Fine paid status:Fully Paid.
Order type:Ordni ta' Waqfien u Konformità
Stop and Compliance Order
Location of Infringement:Sit fiż-żona magħrufa bħala “il-Qaws”, limiti ta’ Ħad-Dingli, maġenb Triq il-Qaws.
Local Council:Ħad-Dingli.
Infringement in Maltese (Official):Operazzjoni jew attivita’ f’Żona Speċjali ta’ Konservazzjoni mingħajr kunsens tal-Awtorità għall-Ambjent u r-Riżorsi, liema attivita’ tinkludi distruzzjoni ta’ abitat naturali permezz tat-tneħħija ta’ veġetazjoni naturali, skavar, tkissir u alterazzjoni tal-blat naturali u tal-profil tal-pajsaġġ, tħammil, taqlib u tibdil fil-kompożizzjoni tal-ħamrija u tneħħija ta’ ħitan tas-sejjieħ. Din l-attivita’ hija meqjusa li qed tħalli impatt negattiv fuq il-bijodiversita’ taż-Żona Speċjali ta’ Konservazzjoni u saret bi ksur tar-Regolament 18 dwar il-Protezzjoni tal-Flora, Fawna u Ambjenti Naturali (L.S. 549.44).
Infringement Summary in English:Unauthorized activities in a Special Area of Conservation, which include destruction of the natural habitat by the removal of natural vegetation, excavation, breaking and alteration of the natural rock and landscape profile, ploughing, disruption and changing of soil composition as well as the removal of rubble walls. Such activity is considered as impacting negatively on the biodiversity of the protected area and is in breach of Regulation 18 of the Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection Regulations (L.S.549.44).
Compliance & Enforcement Officer:Azzopardi Stefan
Corresponding Investigation Case/s:IF0559/19
Parties subject to OrderMicallef Joseph
Lands Authority
Owner / Occupier
Contravention type:Unauthorized activities in a Special Area of Conservation.