1.1. Conform to Secretary of State for Defence’s Policy

System Revision ID ASEMS Document Version Effective From State
3073 3.0 09/01/2017 - 00:15 Extant

This clause is part of policy clause section 1 General Clauses. These clauses represent those overarching general requirements that shall be used in all instances. If the clause is self-explanatory, there may not be explicit Instructions in ASEMS - Part 2 Instructions, Guidance and Support to support them but where these are provided, the Instructions and Guidance will provide a best practice method for compliance.

Clause 1.1 of the Statute Policy mandated by DE&S states;

Those holding safety and environmental protection delegations shall ensure that in the procuring or supporting Products, Systems or Services, they conform to the Secretary of State’s Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Policy Statement.

- Policy Clause 1.1 Conform to Secretary of State for Defence’s Policy

This page links to all of the guidance and assurance that is necessary to fulfil in order to adhere to this policy.

Procedures Subject to Policy


Environmental Management Plan

A fully resourced plan to manage potential impacts to the environment should be developed. It is likely that aspects will be known to the Delivery Team prior to commencement of the POEMS Process. This procedure should allow the Delivery Team to budget, resource tasks that may be required to assess the significance of the impacts from the project and to demonstrate that any significant impacts are minimised or reduced, as far as reasonably practicable.

Audit Question Set

Audit Question Set Section 1.1 Conform to Secretary of State for Defence's Policy

The Audit Question Set used as assurance in order to adhere to the policy described in policy clause 1.1.