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(1)Ministers may amend or replace—
(a)the code of construction practice, or
(b)the noise and vibration policy,
but an amended or replacement document must not reduce the standards of mitigation and protection provided for in the document being amended or replaced.
(a)before amending or replacing either document, consult the bodies set out in subsection (3) and have regard to any views expressed by them, and
(b)after amending or replacing either document—
(i)send those bodies a copy of the amended or replacement document, and
(ii)take such steps as they consider reasonable to bring the amendment or replacement to the attention of the public.
(3)The bodies referred to in subsection (2) are—
(a)local authorities for the areas in which the Forth Crossing works are situated,
(b)community councils in whose areas the Forth Crossing works are situated,
(c)the relevant navigation authority,
(d)the Forth Estuary Transport Authority,
(e)the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, and
(f)Scottish Natural Heritage.
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