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The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017

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Amendment of section 151

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8.  In section 151(1) (interpretation)—

(a)in the definition of “consultation bodies”—

(i)after “Historic Environment Scotland;”(1) omit “and”; and

(ii)at the end insert–

(f)any other public body which the Scottish Ministers consider is likely to have an interest in the proposed project by reason of that body’s specific environmental responsibilities or local and regional competencies;,

(b)for the definition of “environmental impact assessment”(2) substitute—

“environmental impact assessment” means an assessment carried out in accordance with section 20B of this Act;;

(c)after the definition of “environmental impact assessment” insert—

“environmental information” means—

(a)

any EIA report required under section 20C(6) or (as the case may be) section 55A(6);

(b)

any supplementary information obtained under section 20C(13) or (as the case may be) section 55A(13);

(c)

any representations made by any body required under this Act to be given notice of, or to be invited to express an opinion on, a project for which an environmental impact assessment is required following on from a determination under section 20C(1) or (as the case may be) section 55A(1); and

(d)

any representations duly made by any other person about the environmental effects of the project which is the subject of that environmental impact assessment;; and

(d)for the definition of “environmental statement”(3) substitute—

“EIA report” means an environmental impact assessment report prepared in accordance with section 20C or 55A of this Act;.

(1)

The definition of “consultation bodies” was inserted by S.S.I. 1999/1 and the entry for “Historic Environment Scotland” was substituted by S.S.I. 2015/271.

(2)

The definition of “environmental impact assessment” was inserted by S.S.I. 1999/1 and amended by S.S.I. 2006/614.

(3)

The definition of “environmental statement” was inserted by S.S.I. 1999/1.

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