SCHEDULES

Section 8(6).

SCHEDULE 2S Provisions as to control schemes

Part IS Procedure for making control schemes

1Where [F1SNH] [F2decides] to make a control scheme [F3it] shall—

(a)serve on every owner and every occupier of land on whom the scheme proposes to impose any requirement—

(i)a copy of the said scheme, together with

(ii)a notice stating that any such owner or occupier may, within twenty-eight days of the service of the notice, object to the Secretary of State in such manner as may be specified in the notice to the scheme or to any provision contained in it; and

(b)publish in [F4such manner as SNH thinks fit] a notice—

(i)stating that a control scheme has been prepared,

(ii)describing the control area,

(iii)naming a place F5... where a copy of the control scheme and of the map referred to in it may be inspected at all reasonable hours, and

(iv)stating that any person may, within twenty-eight days of the first publication of such notice, object to the Secretary of State in such a manner as may be specified in the notice to the control scheme or to any provision contained in it.

2If no objection is duly made under paragraph 1 above or if all objections so made are withdrawn, the Secretary of State may confirm the control scheme either in the form submitted to him or, subject to paragraph 4 below, with modifications.

3If any objection duly made under paragraph 1 above is not withdrawn, the Secretary of State [F6

(a)must consider the objection, and

(b)may] confirm the scheme either in the form submitted to him or, subject to paragraph 4 below, with modifications.

4A control scheme shall not be confirmed with any modification unless F7...—

(a)every—

(i)person served with a copy of the scheme by virtue of paragraph 1 above has been served with notice of the proposal to make the modification, and

(ii)other person on whom the modification, if made, would impose a requirement, has been served with a notice of the proposal to make the modification along with a copy of the said scheme,

and either has consented to it or has not, before the expiry of fourteen days from the service of the notice, notified the Secretary of State in writing that he objects to it F8...

F8(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part IIS Procedure for varying or revoking control schemes

5On the application of [F1SNH], the Secretary of State may make a scheme varying a control scheme or may revoke a control scheme.

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Amendments (Textual)

6Before making any such variation or revocation the Secretary of State shall—

(a)serve on every owner and every occupier of land on whom the control scheme has imposed any requirement or would, if varied as proposed, impose any requirement—

(i)a draft of the scheme varying the control scheme or, as the case may be, an intimation of the proposed revocation, together with

(ii)a notice stating that any such owner or occupier may, within twenty-eight days of the service of the draft scheme or the intimation, as the case may be, object to the Secretary of State in such a manner as may be specified in the notice to the variation or revocation of the control scheme; and

(b)publish in [F9such manner as the Scottish Ministers think fit] a notice—

(i)stating that the control scheme is to be varied or revoked, and

(ii)stating that any person may, within twenty-eight days of the first publication of such notice, object in such manner as may be specified in the notice to the making of the variation or revocation, and

(iii)naming, in the case of any such variation, a place F10... where a copy of the scheme as proposed to be varied and any map referred to in it may be inspected at all reasonable hours.

7If no objection is duly made under paragraph 6 above or if all objections so made are withdrawn, the Secretary of State may vary or revoke the control scheme, as the case may be.

8If any objection duly made under paragraph 6 above is not withdrawn, the Secretary of State [F11

(a)must consider the objection, and

(b)may] make the variation, either in the form of the draft or with modifications, or the revocation, as the case may be.

9A variation of a control scheme shall not be made with any modification unless F12...—

(a)every—

(i)person served with a copy of the draft scheme by virtue of paragraph 6 above has been served with notice of the proposal to make the modification, and

(ii)other person on whom the modification, if made, would impose a requirement has been served with a notice of the proposal to make the modification along with a copy of the said draft scheme,

and either has consented to it or has not, before the expiry of fourteen days from the service of the notice, notified the Secretary of State in writing that he objects to it F13...

F13(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part IIIS General procedural provisions

10Notwithstanding anything in paragraphs 3 or 8 above, the Secretary of State may require any person who has made an objection to state in writing the grounds for it, and may disregard the objection for the purposes of this Schedule if he is satisfied that the objection is frivolous.

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Part IVS Provisions as to the validity of control schemes and of variations and revocations of such schemes

12On confirming a control scheme or on varying or revoking such a scheme the Secretary of State shall forthwith—

(a)serve on every person on whom a notice was required to be served under any of the following provisions—

(i)sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 1 above;

(ii)sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 4 above;

(iii)sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 6 above;

(iv)sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph 9 above,

a notice stating that the scheme has been confirmed or, as the case may be, that a variation or revocation of such a scheme has been made;

(b)publish in [F15such manner as the Scottish Ministers think fit] a notice—

(i)stating that the scheme has been confirmed or varied or revoked, as the case may be, and

(ii)naming a place F16... where a copy of the scheme or, as the case may be, the scheme as varied, and of any maps referred to in the scheme, may be inspected at all reasonable hours.

13(1)Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) [F17to (4)] below, a control scheme or any variation or revocation of such a scheme shall not at any time be questioned in any proceedings whatsoever.S

[F18(2)Any owner or occupier of land who is aggrieved by—

(a)a decision of the Scottish Ministers to—

(i)confirm a control scheme,

(ii)make a scheme varying a control scheme, or

(iii)revoke a control scheme, or

(b)the terms or conditions of such a scheme,

may appeal to the Scottish Land Court.]

[F18(3)An appeal under sub-paragraph (2) must be lodged not later than 28 days after the date of publication of the notice referred to in paragraph 12(b).

(4)The Scottish Land Court must determine an appeal under sub-paragraph (2) on the merits rather than by way of review and may do so by—

(a)affirming the control scheme,

(b)directing the Scottish Ministers to revoke the scheme,

(c)making such other order as it thinks fit.]