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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Scottish Statutory Instrument: The Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007 (Inquiries and Hearings Procedure) Rules 2007 No. 571
29.—(1) The reporter may make an unaccompanied inspection of any site to which the application relates before or during a hearing without giving notice of the reporter’s intention to the persons specified in rule 26(1).
(2) The reporter may, during a hearing or after its close, inspect such a site in the company of a representative of–
(a)the persons specified in rule 26(1); and
(b)any other person permitted to appear at the hearing pursuant to rule 26(2),
and the reporter shall make such an inspection if so requested by the applicant or by any statutory objector before or during a hearing.
(3) In all cases where the reporter intends to make an inspection of the kind referred to in paragraph (2) the reporter shall announce during the hearing the date and time at which the reporter proposes to make it.
(4) The reporter shall not be bound to defer an inspection of the kind referred to in paragraph (2) where any person mentioned in that paragraph is not present at the time appointed.
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