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The Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Environmental Impact Assessment and other Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. PART 1

    1. 3.Introduction

    2. 4.Amendment of regulation 3 (interpretation)

    3. 5.New regulations 3A and 3B

    4. 6.Amendment of regulation 4 (requirement as to contents of licences etc.)

    5. 7.Amendment of regulation 5 (agreement of Secretary of State in respect of relevant projects)

    6. 8.New regulation 5A (decision as to whether agreement is to be given)

    7. 9.Amendment of regulation 6 (provisions as to directions that no environmental statement need be prepared)

    8. 10.Amendment of regulation 7 (opinion by Secretary of State as to content of environmental statements)

    9. 11.Amendment of regulation 8 (obtaining of information for the preparation of environmental statements)

    10. 12.Amendment of regulation 9 (procedure on receipt of application for consent etc.)

    11. 13.Amendment of regulation 10 (provision to Secretary of State of further information and evidence respecting environmental statements)

    12. 14.Amendment of regulation 11 (exercise by OGA of powers under licences)

    13. 15.Amendment of regulation 12 (projects affecting other states)

    14. 16.Amendment of 12A (projects in other states having a significant effect on the environment in the transboundary area)

    15. 17.New regulation 13 (exempt projects)

    16. 18.Amendment of regulation 16 (application to court by person aggrieved)

    17. 19.Amendment of regulation 17A (fees)

    18. 20.Substitution of Schedule 1 (matters to be taken into account in deciding whether relevant project likely to have a significant effect on the environment)

    19. 21.Substitution of Schedule 2 (contents of environmental statement)

    20. 22.Amendment of the Energy Act 2008 (Consequential Modifications) (Offshore Environmental Protection) Order 2010

    21. 23.Transitional provisions in relation to the 1999 Offshore Regulations

  5. PART 2

    1. 24.Introduction

    2. 25.In the 1999 Pipe-line Regulations, for “four weeks”, “4 weeks”...

    3. 26.Amendment of regulation 2 (interpretation)

    4. 27.New regulation 2A (environmental impact assessment) and regulation 2B (environmental statement)

    5. 28.Amendment of regulation 3 (environmental statements)

    6. 29.New regulation 3A (exempt pipe-line works)

    7. 30.Amendment of regulation 6 (requests to the Secretary of State for an environmental determination)

    8. 31.Amendment of regulation 7 (pre-application requests to the Secretary of State for an opinion as to content of environmental statement)

    9. 32.Amendment of regulation 8 (availability of directions, determinations etc. for inspection)

    10. 33.Amendment of regulation 9 (provision of information)

    11. 34.Amendment of regulation 10 (publicity for environmental statements)

    12. 35.Amendment of regulation 11 (further information and evidence respecting environmental statements)

    13. 36.Amendment of regulation 11A (additional information and publicity)

    14. 37.Amendment of regulation 13 (projects affecting other states)

    15. 38.Amendment of regulation 14 (consent to pipe-line works)

    16. 39.Amendment of regulation 16 (application to the court by person aggrieved), regulation 17 (application to court by Secretary of State) and regulation 18 (offences)

    17. 40.New review regulation

    18. 41.Substitution of Schedule 1 (information to be included in an environmental statement)

    19. 42.Substitution of Schedule 2 (matters to be taken into account in making an environmental determination or giving a direction under regulation 3(3))

    20. 43.Transitional provisions in respect of the 1999 Pipe-line Regulations

  6. PART 3

    1. 44.Introduction

    2. 45.In the 2000 Regulations, for “28 days” or “four weeks”,...

    3. 46.Amendment of regulation 2 (interpretation)

    4. 47.New regulation 2A (environmental impact assessment), regulation 2B (environmental statement) and regulation 2C (exempt pipe-line works)

    5. 48.Amendment of regulation 3 (grant of pipe-line construction authorisation by Secretary of State in respect of relevant pipe-line works)

    6. 49.Amendment of regulation 4 (directions that no environmental statement need be prepared)

    7. 50.Amendment of regulation 5 (pre-application opinion by the Secretary of State as to content of environmental statement)

    8. 51.Amendment of regulation 7 (publicity for environmental statements)

    9. 52.Amendment of regulation 8 (further information and evidence respecting environmental statements)

    10. 53.Amendment of regulation 8A (additional information and publicity)

    11. 54.Amendment of regulation 10 (projects affecting other EEA States)

    12. 55.New review regulation

    13. 56.Substitution of Schedule 1 (information to be included in an environmental statement)

    14. 57.Substitution of Schedule 2 (matters to be taken into account in giving a direction under regulation 4(2))

    15. 58.Transitional provisions in respect of the 2000 Regulations

  7. PART 4

    1. 59.Amendment of the Offshore Petroleum Activities (Conservation of Habitats) Regulations 2001

    2. 60.Amendment of article 3 of the Energy Act 2008 (Consequential Modifications) (Offshore Environmental Protection) Order 2010

    3. 61.Amendment of Offshore Petroleum Licensing (Offshore Safety Directive) Regulations 2015

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

    2. SCHEDULE 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

    4. SCHEDULE 4

    5. SCHEDULE 5

    6. SCHEDULE 6

  9. Explanatory Note

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