Guidance to the Habitats Regulations (1998). European Marine Sites in England & Wales. A Guide to the Conservation (Natural Habitats &c) Regulations 1994 and to the Preparation and Application of Management Schemes. DETR/ Welsh Office, June 1998. ISBN 1 85112 087 4 (this is not currently available on-line). For extracts click here.
Guidance document on Article 6(4) (January 2007). Clarification of the concepts of: alternative solutions, imperative reasons of overriding public interest, compensatory measures, overall coherence, Opinion of the Commission. January 2007.
Guidance document on the Assessment of Plans and Projects significantly affecting Natura 2000 sites (November 2001). Methodological guidance on the provisions of Article 6 (3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC Assessment of plans and projects significantly affecting Natura 2000 sites (~512KB) Should be treated with caution as not all agreed by UK Government and some advice rejected by the High Court in 2008.