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The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999

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Section 151

51.  Section 151(1) shall be amended as follows–

(a)the definition of “appropriate environmental body” shall be deleted and at the appropriate place there shall be inserted–

  • “consultation bodies” means–


    the appropriate planning authority where the proposed project is likely to affect land in their area;


    Scottish Natural Heritage;


    the Scottish Environment Protection Agency established under section 20 of the Environment Act 1995; and


    Historic Scotland;;

(b)for the definition of “environmental assessment” there shall be substituted–

“environmental impact assessment” means an assessment in accordance with Council Directive No. 85/377/EEC as amended by Council Directive No. 97/11/EC;;

(c)for the definition of “environmental statement” there shall be substituted–

“environmental statement” means a statement containing the information required by section 20A(7) or (8) of this Act;.


Relevant amendments were made by S.I. 1988/1221.

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