The timeline for assessments by the Agency is a maximum of 300 days from the start of the impact assessment phase (when the Agency issues a notice that it is satisfied that the proponent has provided the required information and studies) to the time of submission of the Impact Assessment Report and potential conditions to the Minister. Note that the timeline for an assessment by a review panel is between 300 and 600 days.

The key documents during the Impact Assessment phase include: 1. Impact Assessment Report and 2. Potential conditions.