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The Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2007

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Application for a regulatory approval in relation to a regulated activity

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12.—(1) Where an application is made for a regulatory approval in relation to a regulated activity to which this Part applies, neither the regulator nor the appropriate authority may deal with the application or exercise any functions under these Regulations in relation to it until the appropriate authority has received the following material from the applicant—

(a)a chart or map (or both) sufficient to identify where the regulated activity would be carried out and the extent of any operations which it would involve;

(b)a description (including a plan) of the nature of the project, identifying the regulated activity to be carried out in the course of that project;

(c)a statement of the working methods to be used in the course of the project and in carrying out the regulated activity;

(d)an environmental statement in respect of the project; and

(e)a copy of any environmental statement in respect of the project provided or to be provided to any other consenting authority.

(2) An environmental statement must—

(a)be in writing; and

(b)contain the information specified in Schedule 3.

(3) The appropriate authority may specify—

(a)the format in which the applicant must provide the material referred to in paragraph (1); and

(b)the number of copies of the material in that format that the applicant must provide to it and to the regulator (if the regulator is not also the appropriate authority).

(4) The applicant must comply with any reasonable requirement made in accordance with paragraph (3) and, until this has been done—

(a)neither the regulator nor the appropriate authority need deal further with, or exercise any functions under these Regulations in relation to, the application; and

(b)the regulator must not reach its regulatory decision.

(5) Where an applicant has failed to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (1) and (2), or any requirements of the appropriate authority under paragraph (3), within such reasonable period as the appropriate authority has specified or such longer period as the appropriate authority may reasonably allow—

(a)the regulator may treat the application as having been withdrawn; and

(b)the appropriate authority (if the regulator is not also the appropriate authority) may direct the regulator to do so.

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