S.I. No. 486/2019 - The Roads (Amendment) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” 1st of October, 2019.

I, SHANE ROSS, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 7 and sections 50 and 51 (as amended by the European Union (Roads Act 1993) (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 279 of 2019)) of the Roads Act 1993 (No. 14 of 1993), hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Roads (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

2. The Roads Regulations 1994 ( S.I. No. 119 of 1994 ) are amended -

(a) by the substitution of “environmental impact assessment report” for “environmental impact statement” in each place that it occurs,

(b) by the substitution of “the report” for “the statement” in both places where it occurs in Form No. 2B in Schedule D, and

(c) in Regulation 8, by the substitution of “subsection (1)(a)(iv) of section 50” for “subsection (1)(a)(iii) of section 50”.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

17 September, 2019.

SHANE ROSS,

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)

These Regulations set out the amendments to the Road Regulations 1994 ( S.I. No. 119 of 1994 ) as a result of the European Union (Roads Act 1993) (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 279 of 2019), which transpose Directive 2014/52/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.