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The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011

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27.—(1) Any—

(a)adoption or approval of a simplified planning zone scheme(1);

(b)order designating an enterprise zone(2); or

(c)approval of a modified scheme in relation to an enterprise zone,

which has effect immediately before the commencement of these Regulations to grant planning permission shall, on and after that date, cease to have effect to grant planning permission for Schedule 1 development, and cease to have effect to grant planning permission for Schedule 2 development unless either:

(i)the relevant planning authority has adopted a screening opinion; or

(ii)the Secretary of State has made a screening direction,

to the effect that the particular proposed development is not EIA development.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not affect the completion of any development begun before the commencement of these Regulations.

(1)

See section 83 and Schedule 7 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8).

(2)

See sections 88 and 89 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8) and Schedule 32 to the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65).

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