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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2010 No. 82

Roads And Bridges

The A96 (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) Trunk Road Order 2010

Approved by the Scottish Parliament

Made

14th January 2010

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

15th January 2010

Coming into force

31st March 2010

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(2) of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 5(2) of that Act, they have taken into consideration the requirements of local and national planning, including the requirements of agriculture and industry and are satisfied as to expediency.

In accordance with sections 20A(2) and 55A(3) of that Act, they have determined that the project falls within Annex I to Council Directive 85/337/EEC(4), as relevantly amended by Council Directive 97/11/EC(5) and Council Directive 2003/35/EC(6), on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

In accordance with sections 20A(2) and 55A(2) of that Act, they have prepared an environmental statement and published notice of it on 11th September 2007 and have complied with all other provisions of sections 20A and 55A of that Act.

This Order is made in accordance with the provisions of Parts I and III of Schedule 1(7) to that Act.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the A96 (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) Trunk Road Order 2010 and comes into force on the 28th day after the day on which it is approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Trunk road

2.  The lengths of road which the Scottish Ministers propose to construct along the routes described in the Schedule shall become trunk road on the date this Order comes into force.

A C McLAUGHLIN

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers

Buchanan House,

Glasgow

14th January 2010

Article 2

SCHEDULETRUNK ROAD

INTERPRETATION

In this Schedule—

“the plan” means the plan numbered RYC/G109/13/0712 and entitled “The A96 (Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route) Trunk Road Order 2010”, signed with reference to this Order and deposited at the offices of Transport Scotland, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow, G4 0HF; and

“point 1” means the point located at the south-west corner of the existing building known as Chapel Works, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, AB21 9TL shown marked “point 1” on the plan.

THE ROUTES OF THE NEW TRUNK ROAD

1.  From a point 960 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 in a clockwise direction for a distance of 475 metres or thereby returning to the same point 960 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 forming the circulatory carriageway of the roundabout as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point A”, “point B”, “point E”, “point F”, “point H” and returning to the same “point A” on the plan.

2.  From a point 940 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 in a generally west, south-westerly direction for a distance of 530 metres or thereby to a point 630 metres or thereby south-east of point 1 as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point B” and “point C” on the plan.

3.  From a point 790 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 in a generally north-easterly then northerly direction for a distance of 170 metres or thereby to a point 815 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point D” and “point E” on the plan.

4.  From a point 785 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 in a generally north-westerly then west, north-westerly direction for a distance of 115 metres or thereby to a point 680 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point F” and “point G” on the plan.

5.  From a point 680 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 in a generally east, south-easterly direction for a distance of 115 metres or thereby to a point 790 metres or thereby east, south-east of point 1 as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point G” and “point H” on the plan.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides that the lengths of road described in the Schedule, shall become trunk road on the date this Order comes into force.

As such the roads authority for those lengths of road will be the Scottish Ministers.

Copies of the Environmental Statement prepared for the project, and the plan referred to in the Order, may be inspected, free of charge, at the offices of Transport Scotland, Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow G4 0HF between 0900 hours - 1630 hours (Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays).

map image - RYC/G109/12/0712
(1)

1984 c.54. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46).

(2)

Section 20A was substituted by S.S.I. 1999/1 and was amended by S.S.I. 2006/614.

(3)

Section 55A was substituted by S.S.I. 1999/1 and was amended by S.S.I. 2006/614.

(4)

O.J. L 175, 5.7.1985, p.40.

(5)

O.J. L 73, 14.3.1997, p.5.

(6)

O.J. L 156, 25.6.2003, p.17.

(7)

Part I of Schedule 1 was relevantly amended by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (c.39), Schedule 13, paragraph 135; the Water Industry (Scotland) Act 2002 (asp 3), schedule 7, paragraph 14; the Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007 (asp 8), section 24, schedule 2, paragraph 3 and schedule 3 and also by S.S.I. 1999/1 and 2006/614.