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Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007

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All reference to 'Parts' and 'sections' are from the Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007. For other versions of these Explanatory Notes, see More Resources.

  1. Introduction

  2. The Act

  3. Commentary on Sections

  4. The Act – Section by Section

    1. Part 1 – Orders Authorising Works Etc.

      1. Power to make orders

        1. Section 1: Orders as to transport systems and inland waterways

        2. Section 2: Subject-matter of orders under sections 1

        3. Section 3: Crown land

      2. Procedure for making orders

        1. Section 4: Applications

        2. Section 5: Cases where other Member States are affected

        3. Section 6: Orders made otherwise than on application

        4. Section 7: Model provisions

        5. Section 8: Objections and representations

        6. Section 9: Inquiries and hearings

        7. Section 10: Procedure at inquiries and hearings

        8. Section 11: Making or refusal of orders under section 1

        9. Section 12: Publicity for making or refusal of order

        10. Section 13: “Developments of national significance” etc.: special procedure

      3. Consents etc. under other enactments

        1. Section 14: Consents etc. under other enactments

        2. Section 15: Town and country planning

      4. Miscellaneous

        1. Section 16: Validity of orders under section 1

        2. Section 17: Power of certain bodies to apply for, or object to, order under section 1

        3. Section 18: Access to land

        4. Section 19: Acquisition of land by agreement

        5. Section 20: Service of notices and other documents

        6. Section 21 : Annual report

        7. Section 22: Orders under the Light Railway Act 1896

        8. Section 23: Interpretation

    2. Part 2: Miscellaneous Amendments

      1. Section 24: Amendment of Roads (Scotland) Act 1984

      2. Section 25: Amendment of Harbours Act 1964

      3. Section 26: Amendment of Pilotage Act 1987

      4. Section 27: Amendment of Transport (Scotland) Act 2001

    3. Part 3: General

      1. Section 28: Further provision as regards rules, regulations and orders

      2. Section 29: Modification and repeal of enactments

      3. Section 30: Short title and commencement

  5. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1: Matters within section 1

    2. Schedule 2: Modification of enactments

    3. Schedule 3: Repeals

  6. Harbours Act 1964

    Schedule 3

  7. Transposition of Directive 2003/35/Ec of the European Parliament and of the Council on Public Participation on the Effects of Certain Public and Private Projects on the Environment.

    Transposition Note

    1. Harbours

  8. Parliamentary History

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