Memoranda of Understanding

We work closely in conjunction with some external organisations when carrying out its duties. Therefore, we have entered into several Memoranda of Understanding with such organisations, where roles and responsiblilties require clarification in specific areas of co-operation.

Parties involvedTitle of Memoranda of UnderstandingDate MoU came into forceDocument

SEPA/ONR (Office for Nuclear Regulation)

MoU on matters of mutual interest in Scotland

June 2016 PDF icon small 77kb
SEPA/Ministry of Defence Agreement between the Ministry of Defence and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency on matters relating to radioactive substances Sep 2012 PDF icon small 907kb
SEPA/Scottish Water Enabling sustainable economic growth in Scotland: Provision of Part 4 Asset Capacity Mar 2011 PDF icon small 307kb
SEPA/SNIFFER WFD21a Intercalibration Feb 2011 PDF icon small 307kb
SEPA/Environment Agency/Northern Ireland Environment Agency/Natural Resousrces Wales/Environment, Nature and Energy Department (Belgium)/Dublin City Council Arrangement for co-operation regarding the control of waste shipments into, within and out of the European Community Feb 2010 PDF icon small 655kb
SEPA/Environment Agency On matters relating to the interpretation, application, monitoring and enforcement of the producer responsibility obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007 Jun 2009 PDF icon small 894kb
SEPA/Drinking Water Quality Regulator (DWQR) / Scottish Water (SW) Water safety plans and drinking water protected areas May 2007  PDF icon small 220kb
SEPA/Health Protection Scotland (HPS) Joint working arrangements between Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Jan 2006 PDF icon small 160kb
SEPA/Chief Fire Officer Association (Scotland) MoU between The Chief Fire Officer Association (SCOTLAND) representing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services and SEPA Apr 2005 PDF icon small 155kb
SEPA/Chief Fire Officer Association (Scotland) MoU (Operational Protocols) between The Chief Fire Officer Association (SCOTLAND) Representing the Scottish Fire and Rescue Services and SEPA Apr 2005 PDF icon small 120kb
SEPA/Nuclear Decommissioning Authority MoU between NDA and SEPA Mar 2005 PDF icon small 45kb
SEPA/Health and Safety Executive MoU between the HSE and SEPA on Matters of Mutual Concern at licensed Nuclear Sites in Scotland Mar 2002 PDF icon small 1.8mb
SEPA/Food Standards Agency MoU between the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the SEPA Mar 2002 PDF icon small 150kb
SEPA/Coal Authority MoU between The Coal Authority (CA) and SEPA Nov 2001 PDF icon small 360kb
SEPA/Food Standards Agency Working agreement between SEPA and the FSA in respect of arrangement under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 as amended by the Food Standards Act 1999 Dec 2000 PDF icon small 680kb
SEPA/State Veterinary Service MoU between The State Veterinary Service and SEPA (in dealing with notifiable disease outbreaks, in particular the burial of animal carcasses and the use of disinfectants) Nov 2000 PDF icon small 10kb
SEPA/Environment Agency/Health and Safety Executive MoU between the Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency and SEPA on the implementation of the Seveso II Directive (COMAH) Nov 2011 PDF icon small 922kb
SEPA/Maritime and Coastguard Agency MoU between the MCA and SEPA on counter pollution response Jul 1999 PDF icon small 30kb
SEPA/Meteorological Office MoU between the Met Office and SEPA (for the operation of the National Precipitation Archive in Scotland) Oct 1997 PDF icon small 100kb