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The Forestry (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Prohibitions relating to EIA forestry projects

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3.—(1) Subject to a direction made under regulation 9, no person may carry out any work or operation relating to an EIA forestry project unless—

(a)EIA consent has been granted in respect of that EIA forestry project; and

(b)the EIA forestry project is carried out in accordance with the EIA consent.

(2) The Commissioners may not grant EIA consent in relation to an EIA forestry project unless—

(a)an environmental impact assessment has been carried out in respect of that EIA forestry project;

(b)they take into account the environmental information in carrying out such an environmental impact assessment;

(c)the mandatory conditions are attached to the EIA consent;

(d)they comply with the requirements of regulation 25; and

(e)they determine the application in accordance with regulation 7(2) and (3).

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