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The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999

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55.  In this Part, except where the context otherwise requires–

(a)“the Act” means the Land Drainage (Scotland) Act 1958;

“improvement order” means an order made by the Scottish Ministers in accordance with the First Schedule to the Act;

“local authority” means any council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994(1);

“site of special scientific interest” means land to which section 28(1) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981(2) applies; and

“statutory body” means any body exercising functions conferred on it by or under any enactment;


the following phrases have the meanings assigned to them by section 18(1) of the Act:–


“agricultural land”;


“drainage works”; and




the following phrases have the meanings assigned to them by regulation 2(1):–


“the consultation bodies”;


“environmental information”; and


“environmental statement”.

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