Consultation outcome

Consultation on transposition of Environmental Impact Assessment Directive: Regulations on offshore hydrocarbon-related developments and on pipe-lines

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Government response to the consultation on draft legislative proposals for implementing amendments to the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive for offshore hydrocarbon-related developments and pipe-lines

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Detail of outcome

This document provides a summary of the responses to the technical consultation and the government response to each of the 29 questions posed.

The Regulations were updated as set out in the document and they entered into force on 16 May 2017: see details on Regulations plus a subsequent correction slip.

Detail of feedback received

There were 10 responses to the consultation. Responses were received from developers, industry trade associations, statutory consultees, non-governmental organisations and other government departments / agencies.

Original consultation

Summary

Consultation to amend the Offshore Production and Pipe-lines Regulations to transpose the Environmental Impact Assessment Directive.

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Consultation description

This consultation invites comments on proposals for implementing amendments to the European Union Directive on environmental impact assessment in so far as the Directive applies to the Offshore Production and Pipe-lines Regulations.

Documents

EIA Directive Transposition - Offshore Petroleum and Pipe-lines (EIA) Regulations 2017

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Published 16 February 2017
Last updated 20 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Government response published
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