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Department of the Environment

The Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (S.R. 2008 No. 372)

Notice is hereby given that the Department of the Environment, a designated Department for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 in relation to the environment, in exercise of the powers conferred by that section, made on 9th September 2008 the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 S.R. No. 372 which will come into operation on 1st October 2008.

The purpose of this Statutory Rule is to amend the Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999 (SR 1999 No. 73) to require that consideration must be given to the need for Environmental Impact Assessment before determining an application for approval of reserved or other matters.

Further information can be obtained from Planning Policy and Legislation Branch, Planning Service Headquarters, 3rd Floor, Millennium House, 17-25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7BN or on the Planning Service Website at www.planningni.gov.uk.

Copies of the Statutory Rule are available from The Stationery Office, 16 Arthur Street, Belfast, BT1 4GD and on the OPSI website at www.opsi.gov.uk.