Explanatory Notes

Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp15)

2005 asp 15

14 December 2005


Schedule 1 – Projects

49.This schedule lists the projects referred to at 5(3)(a)(ii). The schedule largely lists Annexes I and II of the EIA Directive. This is done for the convenience of the reader and removes need to constantly cross refer to other legislation.

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.

Schedule 3 – Information for Environmental Reports

51.This schedule sets out in detail the information required to be included in Environmental Reports.