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

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, application and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Fees

    4. 4.Prohibition on granting a regulatory approval without an environmental impact assessment

    5. 5.Environmental impact assessment

    6. 6.Environmental impact assessment report

  3. PART 2

    1. 7.EIA projects

    2. 8.Exemptions

    3. 9.General provisions relating to screening

    4. 10.Requests for a screening opinion

    5. 11.Screening opinions – time period for decision

  4. PART 3

    1. 12.Application without prior screening

    2. 13.EIA application made without an EIA report

  5. PART 4

    1. 14.Request for scoping opinions

    2. 15.Procedure to facilitate preparation of EIA reports

  6. PART 5

    1. 16.Publication of EIA report

    2. 17.Publicity of determinations and provision of information

    3. 18.Consultation

    4. 19.Copies of EIA report for the Scottish Ministers

    5. 20.Copies of EIA report for the public

  7. PART 6

    1. 21.Additional information and evidence relating to EIA reports

    2. 22.Publication of additional information

  8. PART 7

    1. 23.Decision notice

    2. 24.Monitoring measures

    3. 25.Notification of decision

  9. PART 8

    1. 26.Prohibition on granting a multi-stage regulatory approval without an environmental impact assessment

    2. 27.Application for a multi-stage regulatory approval where EIA report previously provided

    3. 28.Application for a multi-stage regulatory approval without EIA report

    4. 29.Modification of Regulations relating to an application for multi-stage regulatory approval

  10. PART 9

    1. 30.Projects in Scotland likely to have significant effects in an EEA State other than the United Kingdom

    2. 31.Projects in another EEA State likely to have significant transboundary effects

  11. PART 10

    1. 32.Provision of false etc. information

    2. 33.Offences by bodies corporate etc.

  12. PART 11

    1. 34.Electronic communications – general

    2. 35.Electronic communications – deemed agreement

    3. 36.Withdrawal of consent to use of electronic communications

    4. 37.Access to review procedure before a court

    5. 38.Co-ordination of assessments

    6. 39.Competent authority – avoidance of conflict of interest

  13. PART 12

    1. 40.Transitional provisions – general

    2. 41.Transitional provisions – requests for screening opinions

    3. 42.Revocations

  14. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DESCRIPTIONS OF PROJECTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE DEFINITION OF “SCHEDULE 1 WORKS”

      1. Interpretation

      2. Descriptions of projects

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DESCRIPTIONS OF PROJECTS AND APPLICABLE THRESHOLDS AND CRITERIA FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE DEFINITION OF “SCHEDULE 2 WORKS”

      1. 1.In the table in paragraph 2— “area of the works”...

      2. 2.The table below sets out the descriptions of projects and...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SCREENING SCHEDULE 2 WORKS

      1. 1.Characteristics of works

      2. 2.Location of works

      3. 3.Characteristics of the potential impact

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INFORMATION FOR INCLUSION IN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORTS

      1. 1.A description of the works, including in particular:

      2. 2.A description of the reasonable alternatives (for example in terms...

      3. 3.A description of the relevant aspects of the current state...

      4. 4.A description of the factors specified in regulation 5(3) likely...

      5. 5.A description of the likely significant effects of the works...

      6. 6.The description of the likely significant effects on the factors...

      7. 7.A description of the forecasting methods or evidence, used to...

      8. 8.A description of the measures envisaged to avoid, prevent, reduce...

      9. 9.A description of the expected significant adverse effects of the...

      10. 10.A non-technical summary of the information provided under paragraphs 1...

      11. 11.A reference list detailing the sources used for the descriptions...

  15. Explanatory Note

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