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Local Authority and Regional Assembly Staff Training

On this page you can access the recording from the OPR-DHLGH webinar entitled ‘Appropriate Assessment: Updates and Learnings from Current Practice’ which was held on Friday, 8th March 2024. 

The video link contains a presentation delivered by Paul Scott, the Head of the Ecological Guidance and Advisory Unit in the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and it focuses on:

  • The fundamentals of Appropriate Assessment Screening;
  • Key terminology and legal tests to be met;
  • How to recognise good practice in Appropriate Assessment documentation; and
  • How to make Appropriate Assessment for plans and projects efficient.