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Decree relative to impact assessment pursuant to Chapter VII-a of the Act relative to planning and construction.
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Countries: Norway
Regions: Europe;North-East Atlantic;Northern Europe;North Atlantic;North Sea;EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA
Date of Text: 13/12/1996
Entry into Force: 1 January 1997;1 July 1997
Implements: LEX-FAOC013886 Act No. 77 of 1985 relative to planning and construction. 20/04/2018
Implements: LEX-FAOC018644 Council Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment. 27/06/1985
Implemented by: LEX-FAOC177527 Regulations on impact assessments (No. 854 of 2017). 21/06/2017
Related Web Site: www.lovdata.no
Type of Text: Regulation
Abstract: This Decree makes further provision for assessment on the environment, natural resources, and public health of operations covered by Act relative to planning and construction. Operations listed in Annex I shall always be accompanied by an impact assessment. Section 4 lists criteria for the application of the impact assessment requirement on operations listed in Annex II. One of the criteria is the potential harm an operation can do to a protected area. The competent authority shall decide on the form of impact assessment statements and accept them for processing.The text consists of 14 sections completed by 4 Annexes: Operations which require always an impact assessment (I); Operations which shall be assessed in the light of criteria laid down in section 4 (II); Contents of the communication and proposal of assessment programme (III); Contents and preparation of the impact assessment (IV).
Main subjects: Land