Part 1Orders authorising works etc.

Consents etc. under other enactments

15Town and country planning

(1)In section 57 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 8) (power to deem planning permission to be granted in certain cases where development is authorised by a government department), after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)On making an order under section 1 of the Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007 which includes provision for development, the Scottish Ministers may direct that planning permission for that development shall be deemed to be granted, subject to such conditions (if any) as may be specified in the direction..

(2)In Schedule 14 to that Act (blighted land), after paragraph 15 add—

16This paragraph applies to land—

(a)the compulsory acquisition of which is authorised by an order under section 1 of the Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007,

(b)which falls within the limits of deviation within which powers of compulsory acquisition conferred by such an order are exercisable, or

(c)which is the subject of a proposal, contained in an application made in accordance with rules under section 4 of that Act or in a draft order prepared under section 6(3) of that Act, that it should be such land..