Legislation

26th April 2017

SI 2017/582

The Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Environmental Impact Assessment and other Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 16th May.

Part 1 contains amendments to the Offshore Petroleum Production and Pipe-lines (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/ 360) Part 2 contains amendments to the Public Gas Transporter Pipe-line Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/1672) Part 3 contains amendments to the Pipe-line Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1928) Part 4 sets out miscellaneous amendments of other legislation.

 

25th April 2017

SI 2017/592

.The Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Comes in to force 16th May. These regulations amend the Environmental Impact Assessment (Forestry) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999 (SI 1999/2228).

25th April 2017

WSI 2017/565

The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2017.  Comes into force 16th May. These Regulations revoke and replace The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agriculture) (Wales) Regulations 2007 (WSI 2007/2933).

These Regulations implement Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment in relation to projects for the restructuring of rural land holdings and projects for the use of uncultivated land or semi-natural areas for intensive agricultural purposes.