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Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004

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SCHEDULE 7Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

(introduced by section 57)

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Harbours Act 1964 (c. 40)

1In Schedule 3 to the Harbours Act 1964 (procedure for making harbour revision and empowerment orders), in paragraph 1 (interpretation)—

(a)for paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of “sensitive area” substitute—

(a)land within a site of special scientific interest;

(b)land in respect of which a nature conservation order or land management order made under Part 2 of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6) has effect;,

(b)in paragraph (k) of that definition, the words “as a natural heritage area under section 6(2) of the Natural Heritage (Scotland) Act 1991 or” are repealed.

Forestry Act 1967 (c. 10)

2(1)The Forestry Act 1967 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 10(2) (decisions of Forestry Commissioners on felling licences)—

(a)the word “or” at the end of paragraph (a) is repealed,

(b)after paragraph (b) insert ; or

(c)for the purpose of conserving or enhancing the flora, fauna or geological or physiographical features, or the natural beauty or amenity, of any land.

(3)In section 12 (conditions attached to felling licences)—

(a)in subsection (1), for “10(2)” substitute “10(2)(a) or (b)”,

(b)in subsection (2), after “imposed” insert “under section 10(2)(a) or (b) above”.

Conservation of Seals Act 1970 (c. 30)

3In section 10 of the Conservation of Seals Act 1970 (power to grant licences to kill or take seals), in subsection (4)—

(a)for paragraphs (b) and (c) substitute—

(b)is a site of special scientific interest;

(c)is an area in respect of which a nature conservation order or land management order made under Part 2 of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6) has effect; or,

(b)in paragraph (d), for “that Act” substitute “the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981”.

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)

4Sections 28 to 34, 41, 50, 51 and 74(5A) of, and Schedule 11 to, the 1981 Act are repealed.

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27)

5In section 22(1)(b) (traffic regulation for special areas in the countryside) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, sub-paragraph (iii) is repealed.

Channel Tunnel Act 1987 (c. 53)

6Section 9(7) of the Channel Tunnel Act 1987 is repealed.

Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)

7In section 36(7) (requirement to consult SNH before issuing waste management licence) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, for the words from “land”, where it second occurs, to “areas)” substitute “within a site of special scientific interest or any area in respect of which a nature conservation order or land management order made under Part 2 of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6) has effect”.

Natural Heritage (Scotland) Act 1991 (c. 28)

8Sections 6 (Natural Heritage Areas) and 12 (Advisory Committee on SIs) of the Natural Heritage (Scotland) Act 1991 are repealed.

Scottish Land Court Act 1993 (c. 45)

9In section 1(7) (determination by Court of Session of point of law) of the Scottish Land Court Act 1993, after “enactment” there is inserted “, or under Part 2 of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6),”.

Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)

10(1)Section 35 (duties of SEPA in relation to Natural Heritage Areas and sites of special interest) of the Environment Act 1995 is repealed.

(2)In section 36 (codes of practice) of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1)(a), for “, 34(2) and 35” substitute “and 34(2)”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “, 34(2) or 35” substitute “or 34(2)”.

Deer (Scotland) Act 1996 (c. 58)

11In schedule 3 (penalties for offences relating to deer) to the Deer (Scotland) Act 1996, after the entry for section 17(2) insert—

17(3)Killing or injuring deer otherwise than by shootinga fine of level 4 on the standard scale for each deer in respect of which the offence is committed or 3 months imprisonment or both.

Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 8)

12(1)In section 54(1) (land which may not be included in simplified planning zone) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997, for paragraph (d) substitute—

(d)land in a site of special scientific interest;

(e)land in respect of which a nature conservation order or land management order made under Part 2 of the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004 (asp 6) has effect;.

(2)Section 264 (Natural Heritage Areas) is repealed.

Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3)

13In section 54 (protection of natural heritage) of the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002—

(a)in subsection (1), for “protected area” substitute “European site within the meaning of Regulation 10 of the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Regulations 1994 (S.I. 1994/2716)”,

(b)subsection (2) is repealed,

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)paragraphs (a) and (b), and

(ii)the words “in the case of an area mentioned in subsection (2)(c),” in paragraph (c),

are repealed,

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)for “protected area” substitute “European site”,

(ii)the words from “was” to “be,” are repealed.

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