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Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006

Sustainable development

13.New section 3E sets out the duty to contribute to sustainable development which applies to planning authorities when exercising their functions in relation to development planning. It also gives the Scottish Ministers powers to issue guidance to authorities on how such a duty should be undertaken.

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