Immingham Eastern Ro-Ro Terminal Examination timetable

The examination timetable gives the dates of events and deadlines for submissions to be made by.

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The examination stage

The examination opened on 25 July 2023

The examination closed on 25 January 2024

Upcoming deadlines and events

There are no deadlines and events

Past deadlines and events

6 July 2023 - Procedural Deadline A

Closed

Procedural Deadline A

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Written submissions on the Examination Procedure, including the draft Examination timetable
  • Requests to be heard orally at the Preliminary Meeting (please refer to Annex A for further information)
  • Requests to attend and be heard orally at Issue Specific Hearing 1(ISH1) and ISH2
  • Requests by Interested Parties to be heard at an Open Floor Hearing(OFH)
  • Notification of suggested locations for the ExA to include in future Site Inspections
  • Notification of wish to attend an ASI
  • Notification by Statutory Parties who did not submit a Relevant Representation of their wish to be considered as an Interested Person (IP) by the ExA

25 July 2023 - Preliminary Meeting

Closed

Preliminary Meeting (PM)

25 July 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on the draft Development Consent order (dDCO)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 1 (ISH1) on the draft Development Consent order (dDCO)

26 July 2023 - The ExA’s familiarisation site inspection

Closed

The ExA’s familiarisation site inspection

27 July 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 2 (ISH2)

7 August 2023 - Publication of

Closed

Publication of:

  • The ExA’s Written Questions (ExQ1) no later than Monday 7 August 2023

15 August 2023 - Deadline 1 (D1)

Closed

Deadline 1 (D1)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Comments on any updates to Application documents submitted by the Applicant prior to or at the PM (if relevant)
  • Comments on Relevant Representations (RR), with summaries for any comments that exceed 1500 words
  • Post-ISH1 and ISH2 submissions, including: written submissions of oral cases made during those hearings; and responses to any action points arising from those hearings
  • Applicant’s updated version of the draft Development Consent Order (dDCO), to be submitted in clean and tracked change versions
  • Applicant’s update with respect to the preparation of all of the Statements of Common Ground (SoCG) requested by the ExA
  • Applicant’s submission of a Principal Areas of Difference (PADs) Tracker
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Applicant’s draft itinerary for an Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI)
  • Local Impact Report (LIR) from Local Authorities
  • Requests by Interested Parties to be heard at any subsequent Open Floor Hearing (OFH)
  • Requests by any Affected Persons to be heard at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing (CAH)
  • Notification of wish to have future correspondence received electronically
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
  • Comments on any further information/ submissions previously accepted by the ExA

5 September 2023 - Deadline 2 (D2)

Closed

Deadline 2 (D2)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Responses to ExQ1
  • Responses to comments on RRs
  • Written Representations (WRs)
  • Summaries for any WRs exceeding 1500 words
  • From the Applicant, a schedule of any changes to the Book of Reference and a Compulsory Acquisitions Negotiations Tracker
  • Updates with respect to the preparation of SoCG and the position with respect to any IPs’ PADs from the Applicant and IPs, as relevant
  • Submission of an updated PADs Tracker by the Applicant
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Comments on the LIR(s)
  • Comments on any other submissions received at D1, including the Applicant’s draft itinerary for an ASI
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning(Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

11 September 2023 - Deadline 3 (D3)

Closed

Deadline 3 (D3)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Comments on WRs
  • Comments on responses to the ExQ1
  • Updates with respect to the preparation of SoCG and the position with respect to any IPs’ PADs from the Applicant and IPs, as relevant
  • Submission of an updated PADs Tracker by the Applicant
  • Updated Guide to the Application from the Applicant
  • Applicant’s updated version of the dDCO, to be submitted in clean and tracked change versions (if required)
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Comments on any submissions received at D2
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning(Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

15 September 2023 - Issue by the ExA of

Closed

Issue by the ExA of:

  • ExA’s Second Written Questions (ExQ2)(if required)

26 September 2023 - Accompanied Site Inspection

Closed

Accompanied Site Inspection

27 September 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 3 (ISH3)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 3 (ISH3)

28 September 2023 - Continuation of ISH3

Closed

Continuation of ISH3

28 September 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 4 (ISH4)

28 September 2023 - Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1)

Closed

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1 (CAH1)

9 October 2023 - Deadline 4 (D4)

Closed

Deadline 4 (D4)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Responses to ExQ2 (if required)
  • Post-hearing submissions, including written summaries of oral cases made by the Applicant and IPs (if hearings in week commencing 25 September 2023 are required)
  • Applicant’s updated version of the dDCO, to be submitted in clean and tracked change versions (if required)
  • Comments on any submissions received at D3
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning(Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

23 October 2023 - Deadline 5 (D5)

Closed

Deadline 5 (D5)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Comments on responses to ExQ2 (if required)
  • Applicant’s updated version of the dDCO, to be submitted in clean and tracked change versions (if required)
  • Comments on any submissions received at D4
  • Final and signed SoCGs
  • Submission of an updated PADs Tracker by the Applicant
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning(Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

13 November 2023 - Deadline 6 (D6)

Closed

Deadline 6 (D6)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Final and signed SoCGs
  • Responses to the ExA’s ExQ3 (if required)
  • Applicant’s updated version of the dDCO, to be submitted in clean and tracked change versions (if required)
  • Submission of an updated PADs Tracker by the Applicant
  • Comments on any submissions received at D5
  • A Statement of Commonality for the matters included in the SoCGs from the Applicant
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

15 November 2023 - Issue and publication by the ExA of

Closed

Issue by the ExA of:

  • Any requests for information under Rule 17 of the Examination Procedure Rules 2010 (if required)

Publication by the ExA of:

  • The Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES)
  • The ExA’s proposed schedule of changes to the dDCO (if required and if no DCO specific ISH is to be held on Tuesday 21 to Thursday 23 November 2023)

21 November 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

22 November 2023 - Continuation of Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

Closed

Continuation of Issue Specific Hearing 5 (ISH5)

23 November 2023 - Issue Specific Hearing 6 (ISH6)

Closed

Issue Specific Hearing 6 (ISH6)

1 December 2023 - Publication by the ExA of

Closed

Publication by the ExA of:

  • The ExA’s Further Written Questions (ExQ4 (if required)
  • The ExA’s draft Schedule of Changes to the dDCO (if required and if not issued on 15 November 2023)

11 December 2023 - Deadline 7 (D7)

Closed

Deadline 7 (D7)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Post-hearing submissions, including written summaries of oral cases made by the Applicant and IPs (if hearings on 21 to 23 November 2023 are required)
  • Comments on the Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES)
  • Responses to the ExA’s ExQ3 (if required)
  • Comments on the ExA's Recommended changes to the dDCO
  • Submission of an updated PADs Tracker by the Applicant
  • Final Statement of Commonality from the Applicant
  • An updated Guide to the Application documents to be submitted by the Applicant
  • Comments on any submissions received at D6
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

20 December 2023 - Deadline 7A (D7A)

Closed

Deadline 7A (D7A)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Comments on the Application Changes 1, 2, 3 and 4

22 December 2023 - Publication by the ExA of

Closed

Publication by the ExA of:

  • The ExA's Further Written Questions (ExQ4)(if Required)

8 January 2024 - Deadline 8 (D8)

Closed

Deadline 8 (D8)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Applicants final dDCO
  • Comments on any submissions made at Deadline 7A
  • Responses to ExQ4 (if required)
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
  • Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received by D7

15 January 2024 - Deadline 9 (D9)

Closed

Deadline 9 (D9)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Comments on any submissions received at D8
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

18 January 2024 - Deadline 10 (D10)

Closed

Deadline 10 (D10)

Deadline for receipt by ExA of:

  • Statements of Common Ground between the Applicant and various Parties
  • Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of The Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010

25 January 2024 - Close of Examination

Closed

The ExA is under a duty to complete the Examination of the application by the end of the period of six months. Please note that the ExA may close the Examination before the end of the six-month period if it is satisfied that all relevant matters have been addressed and discussed.