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The Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

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27.—(1) Where an EIA application is determined by a council or, as the case may be, the Department, it shall promptly—

(a)inform the bodies mentioned in regulation 9(3)(b)(ii) or (4)(b)(ii), as appropriate, of the decision in writing;

(b)inform the public of the decision by local advertisement or by such other means as are reasonable in the circumstances.

(2) Where an EIA is determined by the Department it shall also—

(a)notify the council in whose district the proposed development is to be situated of its decision;

(b)provide the council with a statement containing—

(i)the main reasons and considerations on which the decision was based including information about the arrangements taken to ensure the public had the opportunity to participate in the decision making procedures;

(ii)a summary of the results on the consultations undertaken and information gathered in respect of the application and how those results, in particular comments received from an EEA State pursuant to consultation under regulation 29, have been incorporated or otherwise addressed; and

(iii)details of the matters referred to in regulation 26(2).

(3) Where, after environmental information has been taken into consideration, an EIA application is determined by the Commission, the Commission shall promptly—

(a)notify the council in whose district the proposed development is to be situated of its decision; and

(b)provide the council with a copy of a statement containing—

(i)the main reasons and considerations on which the decision was based including information about the arrangements taken to ensure the public had the opportunity to participate in the decision making procedures;

(ii)a summary of the results of the consultations undertaken and information gathered in respect of application and how those results, in particular comments received from an EEA State pursuant to consultation under regulation 29, have been incorporated or otherwise addressed; and

(iii)details of the matters referred to in regulation 26(2).

(4) The council shall, as soon as reasonably practicable after receipt of a notification from the Commission under paragraph (3), comply with paragraph (1) as if the decision so notified were a decision of the council.

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