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

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1.  In this schedule—

“AMPP area” means the accumulated material past project area, being, in relation to an extending project, the total area covered by—

(a)

all material past projects; and

(b)

every other forestry project which—

(i)

is on land adjoining or near to the area of any material past project; and

(ii)

fulfils the conditions in paragraphs (a) to (c) of the definition of material past project;

“deep peaty soil” is organic soil which contains more than 60 per cent of organic matter and exceeds 50 centimetres in thickness;

“extending project” means any forestry project on, or proposed to be on, land which adjoins land on which one or more material past projects has, or have, been carried out;

“material past project”, in relation to a particular extending project, means a forestry project which—

(a)

is of the same type as that of the extending project;

(b)

was completed after the coming into force of these Regulations; and

(c)

was completed no more than 5 years before the proposed date for beginning work on the extending project;

“sensitive area” has the same meaning as in regulation 2(1) but includes, for the purposes of this schedule only, any area of deep peaty soil;

“type”, in relation to a forestry project, extending project or material past project means one of the following types of forestry project:

(a)

afforestation;

(b)

deforestation;

(c)

forest road works; or

(d)

forest quarry works.

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