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JNCC Framework Document 2022


This framework document (the ‘framework document’) has been agreed between the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), in partnership with the devolved administrations for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

The framework document:

  • sets out JNCC’s core responsibilities;
  • describes the governance and accountability framework that applies between the roles of Defra and JNCC;
  • sets out how the day-to-day relationship works in practice, including in relation to governance and financial matters.

This Framework Document replaces the version published in 2018. It is reviewed formally every three years.

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Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2022·05·01

The framework document sets out the broad governance framework within which JNCC and Defra, in partnership with the devolved administrations, will operate.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC pointOfContact

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2022·07·05

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

Temporal extent 2011·04·01 ··

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