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Scottish Statutory Instruments
Roads And Bridges
Approved by the Scottish Parliament
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 section 20A(2) of that Act, they have determined that the project falls within Annex I to Council Directive 85/337/EEC(3), as relevantly amended by Council Directive 97/11/EC(4) and Council Directive 2003/35/EC(5), on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.
In accordance with section 20A(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 section 20A of that Act.
This Order is made in accordance with the provisions of Parts I and III of Schedule 1(6) to that Act.
1. This Order may be cited as the A956 (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.
2. The length of road which the Scottish Ministers propose to construct along the route 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
14th January 2010
In this Schedule—
“the plan” means the plan numbered RYC/G109/13/0713 entitled “The A956 (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 existing junction between Cove Road (U186K) and the Old Wellington Road (C8K), Aberdeen shown marked “point 1” on the plan.
From a point 585 metres or thereby west of point 1 in a generally east, north-easterly direction for a distance of 210 metres or thereby to a point 430 metres or thereby west, north-west of point 1, as shown by a heavy black line between points marked “point A” and “point B” on the plan.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order provides that the length of road described in the Schedule, shall become trunk road on the date this Order comes into force.
As such the roads authority for the length 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).
O.J. L 175, 5.7.1985, p.40.
O.J. L 73, 14.3.1997, p.5.
O.J. L 156, 25.6.2003, p.17.
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.
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