October 2014

Habitat Regulations Assessment October 2014

The EC Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora) establishes the requirement for an assessment of potential impacts upon Natura 2000 sites in Article 6(3) and 6(4). The Habitats Directive was implemented in Northern Ireland by the Conservation (Natural Habitats, etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 (as amended).

In exercising its functions under this legislation, the Department hereby seeks the opinion of the general public on a report prepared to inform an appropriate assessment on the Natura 2000 site as below:->

    • Tully Bog SAC

    Note 1: Please note that a number of incorrect file links were provided for part of the time between 14th and 20th October leading to downloading of superseded versions of the report; please ensure you download the current version (Revision 3) of the report which was uploaded on 21st October. i.e. “Report of Information to Inform an Appropriate Assessment Tully Bog SAC Rev 3”.

    Note 2: The Revision Changes are:-

          • Rev 1 - Original Document
          • Rev 2 - Paragraphs 1.1.1 and 1.1.2 amended (17/10/14)
          • Rev 3 - Appendix 1 amended on 1st page (20/10/14)

    Note 3: Construction dates quotes in early revisions of the report have been used for scheme assessment purposes only. They do not reflect any confirmed delivery programme.