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(1)This Act applies to plans and programmes (including those co-financed by the European Community) which—
(i)subject to preparation or adoption (or both) by a responsible authority at national, regional or local level; or
(ii)without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraph (i), prepared by a responsible authority for adoption through a legislative procedure; and
(b)relate solely to the whole or any part of Scotland.
(2)In this Act, any reference to plans or programmes includes reference to modification of plans or programmes.
(3)This Act does not apply to—
(a)plans and programmes the sole purpose of which is to serve national defence or civil emergency;
(b)financial or budgetary plans and programmes;
(c)plans and programmes co-financed under the 2000-2006 programming period for Council Regulation (EC) No. 1260/1999 and the 2000/2006 and 2000/2007 programming periods for Council Regulation (EC) No. 1257/99 on support for rural development from the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund.
(4)In this Act, any reference to plans or programmes includes strategies.
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