Transitional and savings

7.—(1) Sections 4, 11 and 12 of the Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007 continue to have effect as they did immediately prior to 16th May 2017 where an applicant for an order under section 1 had submitted to the Scottish Ministers—

(a)a request for an opinion of the type referred to in Article 5(2) of Council Directive 2011/52/EU; or

(b)information of the type referred to in Article 5(1) of that Directive,

prior to 16th May 2017.

(2) Where paragraph (1) applies regulation 6 has no effect.