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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this content. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—the implications for English and Welsh planning law and practice or visit the Planning area of the Brexit toolkit.
This Practice Note focuses on the planning regime for new nuclear build facilities. It covers the policy basis for the consenting of new nuclear plants, the appeal and judicial review processes and the implications for the nuclear planning regime of the UK’s exit from the EU. For information generally about nuclear licensing and regulation, see: Nuclear licensing and regulation—overview. Additional consents, such as licensing from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), are dealt with in Practice Note: Operating under a nuclear site licence.
The government's policy on major infrastructure projects is set out in a series of National Policy Statements (NPSs)—statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008 (PA 2008). NPSs provide a framework for the Secretary of State when considering development consent applications for energy infrastructure projects of national significance. Between late 2009 and early 2010, the government published and
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