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Water Resources (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (S.R. No. 85 of 2017).

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These Regulations provide (in relation to relevant water management projects for agriculture in Northern Ireland) for the assessment of the effects of such projects on the environment in accordance with Council Directive 2011/92/EU, as amended by Directive 2014/52/EU, on assessing the potential effects of projects on the environment. They impose procedural requirements in relation to the consideration of applications or proposals for consent for a relevant project (water management projects for agriculture involving the abstraction or impoundment of 200 cubic metres or more in any period of 24 hours which would be likely to have significant effects on the environment by virtue, inter alia, of their nature, size or location. An environmental impact assessment must be carried out in accordance with these Regulations in relation to a relevant project.
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