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Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005

Schedule 2 – Criteria for determining likely significance of effects on the environment

50.This schedule sets out the detailed criteria for establishing the likely significance of effects on the environment. The intention of this schedule is to assist Responsible Authorities in their determinations as to whether an environmental assessment is required and to facilitate the transparency, consistency and quality of those determinations.

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