It provides more detail on WNMP policies to help ensure effective and consistent implementation. It provides information on requirements that apply, governance, other legislation and definitions of terms used within the WNMP. It also provides specific guidance relevant to each WNMP policy.
Public Authorities need to consider this guidance, when taking decisions which may affect the plan area. It sits alongside other non-statutory plan related policy, guidance and evidence to support marine planning for Wales. We will update it from time to time. The guidance does not introduce new planning policy and you should read it alongside the WNMP. This is one of the products from the Marine planning team to help consumers implement Wales ' first Marine plan.