These Regulations principally amend the Planning and Development Act 2000 for the purpose of giving further effect to Council Directive No. 85/337/EEC and Council Directive 92/43/EEC in relation to proposed development in protected areas established pursuant to Community legislation. The Regulations concern, among other things: the determination whether activities that require consent of the Minister pursuant legislation concerning protection of birds or habitats (as specified) comprises development which is not exempted development; decisions of a planning authority on an application for a development permission (section 34 of the Act) where an environmental impact statement or a Natura impact statement is submitted; and consent for a development of a class as specified in Schedule 5 of the Act.
Implements: Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment. (1985-06-27)
Implements: Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora (1992-05-21)
Amends: Planning and Development Act, 2000 (Act No. 30 of 2000). (2000-08-28)
Amends: European Communities (Natural Habitats) Regulations, 1997. (1997-02-26)
Amends: Planning and Development (Amendment) Act, 2010 (No. 30 of 2010). (2010-07-26)
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