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The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Review

  4. 3.Interpretation

  5. 4.Prohibition on granting consent without consideration of environmental information

  6. 5.Environmental impact assessment process

  7. 6.When development is EIA development: general cases

  8. 7.When development is EIA development: screening directions by the Secretary of State

  9. 8.Procedure for establishing whether environmental impact assessment is required

  10. 9.Considerations for screening decisions

  11. 10.Application for a scoping opinion

  12. 11.Procedure to facilitate preparation of environmental statements

  13. 12.Consultation statement requirements

  14. 13.Pre-application publicity under section 48 (duty to publicise)

  15. 14.Environmental statements

  16. 15.Obligations of Secretary of State on receipt of application

  17. 16.Accepted application—publicity and consultation for EIA development

  18. 17.Certifying compliance with regulation 16

  19. 18.Effect of failure to comply with regulation 16

  20. 19.Accepted application—effect of screening opinion not taking account of all relevant information

  21. 20.Accepted application—effect of environmental statement being inadequate

  22. 21.Consideration of whether development consent should be granted

  23. 22.Subsequent application for EIA development

  24. 23.Subsequent application where environmental information previously provided

  25. 24.Subsequent application not complying with EIA requirements

  26. 25.Decision-making on subsequent applications

  27. 26.Co-ordination

  28. 27.Availability of copies of environmental statements

  29. 28.Charges for copies of environmental statements

  30. 29.Availability of directions etc and notification of decisions

  31. 30.Decision notices

  32. 31.Duties to inform consultees, public and the Secretary of State of final decisions

  33. 32.Development with significant transboundary effects

  34. 33.Exemptions

  35. 34.Service of notices etc

  36. 35.Objectivity and bias

  37. 36.Amendment of the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009

  38. 37.Revocation and transitional provision

  39. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DESCRIPTIONS OF DEVELOPMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE DEFINITION OF “SCHEDULE 1 DEVELOPMENT”

      1. Interpretation

      2. Descriptions of development

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      DESCRIPTIONS OF DEVELOPMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE DEFINITION OF “SCHEDULE 2 DEVELOPMENT”

      1. 1.Agriculture, silviculture and aquaculture (a) projects for the restructuring of...

      2. 2.Extractive industry (a) quarries, open-cast mining and peat extraction (where...

      3. 3.Energy industry (a) industrial installations for the production of electricity,...

      4. 4.Production and processing of metals (a) installations for the production...

      5. 5.Mineral industry (a) coke ovens (dry coal distillation);

      6. 6.Chemical industry (Projects not included in Schedule 1 to these...

      7. 7.Food industry (a) manufacture of vegetable and animal oils and...

      8. 8.Textile, leather, wood and paper industries (a) industrial plants for...

      9. 9.Rubber industry - Manufacture and treatment of elastomer-based products.

      10. 10.Infrastructure projects (a) industrial estate development projects;

      11. 11.Other projects (a) permanent racing and test tracks for motorised...

      12. 12.Tourism and leisure (a) ski-runs, ski-lifts and cable-cars and associated...

      13. 13.(1) Any change to or extension of development of a...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      SELECTION CRITERIA FOR SCREENING SCHEDULE 2 DEVELOPMENT

      1. 1.Characteristics of development

      2. 2.Location of development

      3. 3.Types and characteristics of the potential impact

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      INFORMATION FOR INCLUSION IN ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENTS

      1. 1.A description of the development, 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(2) likely...

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

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

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

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

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

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

    5. SCHEDULE 5

  40. Explanatory Note

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