Social Impact Assessment

Requisites of an Environmental Impact Assessment Report

By: Chamindri Liyanage Image credits: Daily Mirror According to the Sri Lankan law, all development projects that are prescribed under the law are required to obtain prior approval from the relevant Project Approving Agency (PAA) upon submitting an Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) report or an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report.    The National Environmental Act, No.47 of 1980 (as amended) is the key legislation that stipulates the IEE/EIA process. In addition, the Coast Conservation