New Legislation – relating to nuclear reactors, including amendments to the EIA Regulations 2017, etc (06/08/2018) …

The following 1 new Statutory Instrument (SI) comes into force on 06/08/2018:

New Legislation:

  • August 2018: SI 2018 No. 834 - The Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (pdf) (link).


  • Regulations 20 and 21 of the above SI 2018 No. 834 make amendments to the following SIs:
    - EIA Regulations 2017.
    - The Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017.
  • The "Explanatory Note" (link) at the end of the above SI includes the following information:
    - "These Regulations implement Directive 2014/52/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment in respect of the dismantling or decommissioning of nuclear power stations and other nuclear reactors.".

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