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Publication - Guidance

Planning Circular 1/2017: Environmental Impact Assessment regulations

Published: 16 May 2017
Part of:
Building, planning and design
ISBN:
9781786529732

Guidance on The Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017.

64 page PDF

486.9kB

64 page PDF

486.9kB

Contents
Planning Circular 1/2017: Environmental Impact Assessment regulations
Offences and Penalties

64 page PDF

486.9kB

Offences and Penalties

178. The 2017 regulations introduce arrangements for offences and subsequent penalties. It is now an offence for any person or bodies corporate, in order to obtain a particular decision on an EIA application to;

  • knowingly or recklessly make a false or misleading statement in a material particular;
  • with intent to deceive, use a document which is false or misleading in a material particular; or,
  • to withhold any material information with intent to deceive,

A person guilty of any of the above offences is liable to a fine.


Contact

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