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Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 (2005 asp 15).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Scotland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2005
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the assessment of the environmental effects of certain plans and programmes, including plans and programmes to which Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council relates; and for connected purposes.
Subject
Environment gen., Land & soil, Water, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Basic legislation EIA Institution Environmental planning Land-use planning Sustainable development Management/conservation Protection of habitats
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act defines the requirement to carry out environmental impact assessment of qualifying plan or programmes and implements in part Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment. A qualifying plan or programme is a plan or programme (to which this Act applies) which is required by a legislative, regulatory or administrative provision and: (a) which— (i) is prepared for agriculture, forestry

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: EIA, Sustainable development, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (S.S.I. 258 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004 | Repealed

Keyword: Environmental planning, EIA, Institution, Land-use planning, Drainage/land reclamation, Irrigation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014 (Ancillary Provision) Order 2015 (S.S.I. No. 271 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: EIA, Cultural heritage, Institution, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX