C6.8 Legislation

You do not need detailed knowledge of legislation for the exam.

Please note that due to the IEMA ending the course, this section is no longer being up-dated.


C6.8.1 EU Policies and Controls

The Council Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment is known as the EIA Directive.

This came into effect in July 1988. It was amended by Directive 97/11/EC, which came into effect on 14 March 1999.