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Projects of Common Interest Manual of Permit Granting Process Procedures

An Bord Pleanála has published a Manual of Permit Granting Process Procedures

This Manual is prepared pursuant to Regulation (EU) No. 347/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 April 2013 on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure (the Regulation). The Regulation seeks to modernise and expand Europe’s energy infrastructure and to interconnect networks across borders to meet the Union’s core energy policy objectives of competitiveness, sustainability and security of supply. The Manual will be reviewed and further updated in the light of experience. 

Public Consultation on the Manual

The Manual was first published on 15th May, 2014. A review of the Manual was initiated in 2016 including public consultation. All responses received were taken into consideration in the review and were made available on our website. 

This version of the Manual dates from 19 July 2019 and comprises: