Annex 2 - Existing guidance
This annex provides examples of commonly used guidance documents relating to the legislation covered in this guidance. This existing guidance should continue to be used after exit day, using the interpretation table in Annex 1 to understand where terms and phrases will need to be read differently following amendments to legislation to ensure it continues to operate.
This is not an exhaustive list.
Implementing the Habitats and Wild Birds Directives
Designating European sites
Setting conservation objectives
European protected species
Management of European sites
European Commission guidance on assessment of plans and projects significantly affecting Natura 2000 sites - Methodological guidance on the provisions of article 6(3) and (4) of the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC
Wild Birds Directive
Licensing and consents
Renewable energy consenting and licensing
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
NatureScot and Historic Environment Scotland Environmental Impact Assessment handbook - Guidance for competent authorities, consultation bodies, and others involved in the Environmental Impact Assessment process in Scotland
Marine Strategy Framework Directive
General information and guidance