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The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

1999 No. 1




The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999


8th July 1999

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

9th July 1999

Coming into force

1st August 1999

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) and section 40 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997(2) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and having taken into account the selection criteria in Annex III to Council Directive 85/337/EEC(3) as amended by Council Directive 97/11/EC(4), hereby make the following Regulations:


1972 c. 68; section 2(2) was amended by the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46), Schedule 8, paragraph 15; functions of the Secretary of State under section 2(2) were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of that Act.


1997 c. 8; the functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998.


O.J. No. L175, 5.7.1985, p.40.


O.J. No. L73, 14.3.1997, p.5.

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