New Legislation – relating to High Speed Rail, including a consequential amendment to the EIA Regulations 2011 (23/02/2017) …

The following Act was granted Royal Assent on 23/02/2017:

New Legislation:

  • High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Act 2017 (link).


  • The above Act includes a consequential amendment to the following SI:
    - EIA Regulations 2011.
  • In particular, section 63(3) of the above Act amends regulation 8 of the EIA Regulations 2011 ("Subsequent applications where environmental information previously provided") to insert a reference to "section 20(1) or 50(5)(a) of the High Speed Rail (London - West Midlands) Act 2017".
  • Note: The above Act was granted Royal Assent on 23/02/2017, and section 70(1) of the above Act sets out that "This Act comes into force on the day on which it is passed (subject to subsection (2)".

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