622. Projects subject to environmental impact assessment.

Provision is made for the subjection of projects1 for the restructuring of rural land holdings, and projects to increase the productivity for agriculture2 of uncultivated land3 or semi-natural areas, to environmental impact assessments4. Those provisions, which were made pursuant to the powers of the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers to legislate in relation to the requirement for an assessment of the impact on the environment of projects likely to have significant effects on the environment and the conservation of natural habitats and of wild flora and fauna