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Environmental Impact Assessment and Natural Habitats (Extraction of Minerals by Marine Dredging) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007 (S.I. 1067 of 2007).

Type of law
Regulation
Source

Abstract
These Regulations implement Community legislation on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment and on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora. They apply in relation to marine waters around the United Kingdom but not territorial waters of Wales and most waters around Scotland.
The Regulations require a permission for marine dredging projects which fall within the scope of either Directive. Applications for dredging permission must be made to the Secretary of State in respect of waters around England and certain outer areas of the continental shelf around Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and to the Department of the Environment in respect of waters in Northern Ireland. An appropriate assessment is carried out of the effects of such dredging, where it is likely, either alone or in combination with other plans or projects, to have a significant effect on a European site designated under Directive 92/43 and on sites designated as special protection areas under Directive 79/409/EEC on the conservation of wild birds. The Regulations require that any application for permission include an environmental statement and provide for consultation with any other EEA state where dredging is likely to have significant effects on the environment in that EEA state.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No