Section 24 – Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004
45.This section revokes the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. 2004/258). It is intended that the Act will become the implementing legislation for Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and Council as regards plans and programmes which relate solely to the whole or any part of Scotland.
46.It is also intended that plans and programmes which fall to be dealt with in accordance with the terms of the Regulations while they were in force will continue to be dealt with under the Regulations (see section 23).