Summary Project Report (SPR) – Legal Notice 32: The Environmental Management and Coordination Act (no. 8 of 1999)
Pursuant to Section 147 of the Environmental Management and Coordination Act, 1999, the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry amended the Environmental (Impact Assessment and Audit) regulations, 2003 by deleting regulation 7 and replacing it with a new regulation 7, vide legal notice of 2019.
The new regulation 7 provides for preparation and submission of Summary Project reports for low or medium risk projects (as classified under legal notice 31 of April 2019 ATTACHED).
The Authority shall review and make a decision on the summary project reports within five (5) days.
The decision of the Authority shall be either;
- An approval letter or
- Requirement for a Comprehensive Project Report (CPR)
The Summary Project Reports shall be prepared by NEMA licensed experts and certified by the proponent before submission to NEMA.