Regional Guidelines on Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

Draft for Consultation and Comment
Version 22 August 2016

7.1 Purpose of public participation at the scoping step

  1. The purpose of public participation at the Scoping step is to:
    • clearly identify all relevant stakeholders, especially PAP and vulnerable groups;
    • ensure that PAP and other stakeholders are fully informed and aware of the project proposal;
    • ensure that PAP and other stakeholders have the opportunity to contribute to the identification of issues to be included in the ToR for consideration in the EIA investigation; and
    • engage the PAP and other relevant stakeholders in the design of the Public Participation Plan for the EIA investigation.

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