The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Review of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations, 2014.

CONTENTS

Rules.

  1. 1. Short title and commencement.
  2. 2. Definitions.
  3. 3. Projects requiring an IEE.
  4. 4. Projects requiring an EIA.
  5. 5. Project requiring checklist.
  6. 6. Projects not requiring an IEE or EIA.
  7. 7. Preparation of IEE/EIA and environmental checklist.
  8. 8. Review Fees.
  9. 9. Filing of IEE, EIA and environmental check list.
  10. 10. Preliminary scrutiny.
  11. 11. Public participation.
  12. 12. Review.
  13. 13. Decision.
  14. 14. Conditions of approval.
  15. 15. Confirmation of compliance.
  16. 16. Deemed approval.
  17. 17. Extension in review period.
  18. 18. Validity period of approval.
  19. 19. Entry and inspection.
  20. 20. Monitoring.
  21. 21. Cancellation of approval.
  22. 22. Registers of IEE, EIA and Check list projects.
  23. 23. Environmentally sensitive areas.
  24. 24. Environmental Assessment Advisory Committee.
  25. 25. Repeal and Savings.

Schedule-I.
Schedule-II
Schedule-III
Schedule-IV
Schedule V.
Schedule-VI
Schedule VII
Schedule VIII
Schedule IX

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NOTIFICATION
NO. EPA/TECH/739/2014:- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Sindh
Environmental Protection Act, 2014, the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency, with the
approval of Government, is pleased to make the following regulations, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement
(1) These regulations may be called the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency
(Review of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Impact
Assessment) Regulations, 2014.
(2) They shall come into force at once.
2. Definitions.-
(1) In these regulations, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or
context -
(a) “Act” means the Sindh Environmental Protection Act, 2014 (VIII of
2014);
(b) “Agency” means the Sindh Environmental Protection Agency as
defined under section 2(ii);
(c) “Committee” means the Environmental Assessment Advisory
Committee constituted under regulation 24;
(d) “Director General” means the Director General of the Agency;
(e) “EIA” means an environmental impact assessment as defined in section
2(xv);
(f) “IEE” means an initial environmental examination as defined in section
2(xxx);
(g) “section” means a section of the Act.
(h) "Firm” means the Environmental Consulting Firm certified by the
Agency