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The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General provisions

    1. 1.Title, application and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of Regulations

  3. PART 2 Screening

    1. 4.Requirement for a screening decision

    2. 5.Thresholds

    3. 6.Application for a screening decision

    4. 7.The screening decision

  4. PART 3 Consent

    1. 8.Requirement for consent

    2. 9.Scoping opinions

    3. 10.Provision of information

    4. 11.The consent application and environmental statement

    5. 12.Additional information

    6. 13.Procedure where a significant project in Wales may affect another EEA State

    7. 14.Procedure where a significant project in another EEA State may affect Wales

    8. 15.The consent decision

    9. 16.Additional requirements relating to the Habitats Regulations

    10. 17.Conditions of consent

    11. 18.Procedure following a consent decision

    12. 19.Transborder projects

    13. 20.Review of decisions and consents

  5. PART 4 Enforcement

    1. 21.Offence of carrying out a project without a decision under these Regulations

    2. 22.Offence of carrying out work in contravention of a condition

    3. 23.Offence of procuring a decision by supplying false information

    4. 24.Stop notices

    5. 25.Penalties for contravention of a stop notice

    6. 26.Remediation notices

    7. 27.Penalty for contravening a remediation notice

    8. 28.Time limits for bringing proceedings

    9. 29.Powers of entry and default powers

  6. PART 5 Appeals

    1. 30.Appeals

    2. 31.Appeal proceedings

    3. 32.Effect of appeals on notices

    4. 33.Application to the High Court by a person aggrieved

  7. PART 6 Final provisions

    1. 34.Amendment to the Common Agricultural Policy (Integrated Administration and Control System and Enforcement and Cross Compliance) (Wales) Regulations 2014

    2. 35.Revocation

    3. 36.Transitional provisions

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Thresholds

      1. 1.Interpretation of this Schedule

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Selection criteria for a screening decision

      1. 1.Characteristics of projects

      2. 2.Location of project

      3. 3.The potential impact

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Information for inclusion in an environmental statement

      1. 1.Description of the project, 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.(1) A description of the factors likely to be significantly...

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

      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 effects of the project...

      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...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Review of decisions and consents

      1. 1.As soon as is reasonably practicable, the Welsh Ministers must...

      2. 2.For the purposes of the assessment, the Welsh Ministers may—...

      3. 3.Unless, following the assessment, the Welsh Ministers are satisfied that...

      4. 4.A further decision does not affect any works that have...

      5. 5.(1) If— (a) a project which is subject to a...

      6. 6.Regulation 30 applies to— (a) a further decision made under...

      7. 7.If, following a further decision under paragraph 3, a person...

      8. 8.A claim for compensation payable under paragraph 5(3) or 7...

      9. 9.A dispute as to the amount of compensation payable under...

      10. 10.Nothing in this Schedule affects anything done in pursuance of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Delegation of appellate functions

      1. 1.In this Schedule “appointed person” (“person penodedig”) means a person...

      2. 2.An appointment must be in writing and—

      3. 3.An appointed person has, in relation to any appeal or...

      4. 4.If an appointed person holds an oral hearing or a...

      5. 5.The costs of an oral hearing or local inquiry held...

      6. 6.After the conclusion of an oral hearing or local inquiry,...

      7. 7.If the Welsh Ministers are minded to disagree with the...

      8. 8.(1) If the appointment of the appointed person is revoked...

      9. 9.(1) Anything done or omitted to be done by an...

  9. Explanatory Note

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