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The Environmental Impact Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1999

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Further information respecting environmental statement

60.—(1) When dealing with an application to which regulation 59 applies the Scottish Ministers may, after taking into account the factors mentioned in paragraph (2), require the owner of the agricultural land to provide such further information as they may specify to enable the application for an improvement order to be determined, or concerning any matter which is required to be dealt with in the environmental statement.

(2) The factors referred to in paragraph (1) are–

(a)the specific characteristics of the proposed drainage works;

(b)the environmental features likely to be affected by those works; and

(c)the extent to which the owner may reasonable be required to have regard to current knowledge and methods of assessment.

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