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Statutory Instrument 1994 No. 677

The Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) (Amendment) Regulations 1994

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1994 No. 677

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) (Amendment) Regulations 1994

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Made9th March 1994
Laid before Parliament18th March 1994
Coming into force8th April 1994

    The Secretary of State for the Environment, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, being designated[1] Ministers for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972[2] in relation to measures relating to the requirement for an assessment of the impact on the environment of projects likely to have significant effects on the environment, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by the said section 2, and section 71A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990[3], hereby make the following Regulations—
    Citation, commencement and interpretation
        1.—(1)  These Regulations may be cited as the Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 and shall come into force on 8th April 1994.

        (2)  In these Regulations "the said 1988 Regulations" means the Town and Country Planning (Assessment of Environmental Effects) Regulations 1988[4].
    Amendments to the 1988 Regulations
        2.    The Schedule to these Regulations (which contains amendments to the 1988 Regulations) shall have effect and, accordingly, the provisions of the 1988 Regulations shall apply to development of the classes specified in Schedule 2 to those Regulations by virtue of paragraphs 13 and 14 of the Schedule to these Regulations, so as to provide for consideration to be given, before planning permission for such development is granted, to the likely environmental effects of the proposed development.
    Transitional provision
        3.    The amendments made to regulations 2, 14, 15 and 19 of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1988 Regulations by these Regulations shall not apply in relation to applications for planning permission made before the coming into force of these Regulations.



John Selwyn Gummer

Secretary of State for the Environment

7th March 1994

John Redwood

Secretary of State for Wales

9th March 1994





Notes:

[1] S.I. 1988/785.

[2] 1972 c. 68.

[3] 1990 c. 8; section 71A was inserted by section 15 of the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 (c. 34).

[4] S.I. 1988/1199, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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