- New Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations made
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- When do the changes come into force?
- What main changes are introduced?
Planning analysis: The government has laid before Parliament the much-anticipated Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/571 and the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017, SI 2017/572. Coming into force on 16 May 2017, they transpose the amendments to the environmental impact assessment regime introduced by EU Directive 2014/52/EU, in so far as they apply to the town and country planning system in England and to the nationally significant infrastructure planning regime established by the Planning Act 2008.
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