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The Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Publicity of determinations and provision of information to the planning authority

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15.—(1) The Scottish Ministers must send to the planning authority a copy of—

(a)any screening opinion; and

(b)any scoping opinion,

and the planning authority must take steps to ensure that such documents are made available for public inspection at all reasonable hours at the place where the register is kept.

(2) If an application for Electricity Act consent is made and any documents relating to it are, or have been, sent to a planning authority pursuant to paragraph (1), the planning authority must take steps to ensure that any such documents are placed on Part I of the register.

(3) If, in relation to an application for Electricity Act consent a planning authority receives a copy of any document or information mentioned in paragraph (4) the planning authority must—

(a)ensure that a copy of such document or information is placed on Part I of the register until such time as the planning authority receives a copy of the decision notice in respect of the application in accordance with regulation 23(1)(b); and

(b)on receiving a copy of the decision notice, ensure that a copy of the decision notice along with such documents or information mentioned in paragraph (1)(a) and (b) and (4) are placed on Part II of the register.

(4) The documents and information are—

(a)any EIA report received by the planning authority pursuant to regulation 16(1)(a);

(b)any additional information received by the planning authority pursuant to regulation 20(4); and

(c)any notice received by the planning authority pursuant to regulation 20(4).

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