Section 33: Procedure regulations
100.This section sets out the power of the Scottish Ministers to make regulations relating to procedures to be followed in connection with various matters under the Act including applications, completion certificates, the issue of certificates by certifiers, functions of local authorities under Parts 3 and 4 of the Act and the appointment, removal and exercise of functions of verifiers and certifiers. In addition to the general matters listed in subsection (1), subsection (2) provides for the regulations to deal with the specific matters set out in schedule 3.
101.Subsections (3) and (4) make provision for the possibility of combining applications under the Act and planning applications in a single application. This would allow for a joint building warrant and planning application.