Legal and enforcement

The Keep Britain Tidy Network provides a wealth of legal advice and support, via our resources, training and network learning events from our legal experts.

We are currently reviewing our legal resources so not all are currently available via this new website. If there are any resources you have used in the past that you need access to, just email us at as we can send them across.    

Ask the Expert Services - Network members can ask their questions to our resident legal and policy experts. We also have a library of previous questions that have been answered by our experts and articles they've written on relevant topics. If you would like to put your question to one of our experts, email us on

Legal and enforcement training - inhouse and regional training, delivered by our legal experts, is available on a range of topics. 

Archive of stories from our legal experts
- read past articles written by our legal experts exclusively for the Network.

Disclaimer: - The information contained below is guidance only and you are advised to seek specific advice on individual circumstances from your organisation's legal specialist.  Keep Britain Tidy will not be held responsible for any error or omission made during the course of providing member advice.

Section Notices
- template notices for various sections of the Environmental Protection Act which can be personalised and used by your organisation.

Sample Notice under Section 46
Sample Written Warning
Sample Notice of Intent
Sample Final Notice

Enforcement Matrix - the enforcement matrix brings together the core environmental enforcement powers into one easy to use guide. We are currently awaiting the issue of government guidance and will update Network members accordingly.