CLA67 - A guide to Sites of Special Scientific Interest

Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) are designated areas of land that are said to be the UK's very best sites for wildlife and geology and, in some cases, may contain the last areas of particular habitats in the UK. They are protected by UK law.

This handbook:

- provides information about SSSIs, including the policy background as to why such land is designated and its significance in today's policy arena; - explains the SSSI notification and de-notification processes; - details the responsibilities of landowners, occupiers and public bodies for land designated as an SSSI; - looks at what happens if someone damages or neglects an SSSI; - details where appeals can be made to the Secretary of State to challenge decisions made by Natural England or Natural Resources Wales.

To order this handbook:

telephone 020 7460 7969 – please have your membership and credit card numbers to hand;


go to the CLA online shop.

Price for members: £22 - Price for non-members: £122

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