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Town and Country Planning Act 1971

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Part XIIIValidity of Planning Decisions etc.

Orders made and action taken before 16th August 1959

65(1)Notwithstanding anything in Part I of this Schedule, the provisions of section 242 of this Act shall not have effect in relation to—

(a)any order made before 16th August 1959 under any of the provisions of the Act of 1947 corresponding to the provisions of this Act under which the orders mentioned in subsection (2) of that section can be made ; or

(b)any action on the part of the Minister of Housing and Local Government taken before the said 16th August under any of the provisions of that Act or of the Act of 1954 corresponding to the provisions of this Act under which action of the descriptions mentioned in subsection (3) of that section can be taken,

and section 245 does not apply to any such order or action as is mentioned in this sub-paragraph.

(2)In relation to any action which, in accordance with any provisions of the Act of 1947 corresponding to provisions of Part XI of this Act, was required to be taken by the said Minister and the appropriate Minister, the reference in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph to the said Minister shall be construed as a reference to that Minister and the appropriate Minister.

66Section 247 of this Act does not apply to any decision of the Minister of Housing and Local Government made before 16th August 1959 under any of the provisions of the Act of 1947 corresponding to the provisions of this Act mentioned in subsection (2) of that section.

Notices relating to waste land and listed buildings

67(1)Section 243(3) of this Act does not apply to any notice served before 29th August 1960 under section 33(1) of the Act of 1947.

(2)Notwithstanding anything in this Act or the Act of 1968, section 177(3) of the Act of 1962 shall continue to have effect as originally enacted in relation to a notice served (or treated as served) under section 52 of the Act of 1962 on or after 29th August 1960 and before 1st January 1969.

Directions under Part V of Act of 1954

68For the purposes of the construction, in accordance with Part I of this Schedule, of section 242(3)(c) of this Act (but without prejudice to paragraph 65(1) of this Schedule) any directions given on or after 16th August 1959 by the Minister of Housing and Local Government under section 45(3) or (4) of the Act of 1954, as well as any direction given by the Minister on or after that day under section 23 of that Act, shall be treated as a direction given under provisions of that Act corresponding to the provisions of section 38 of this Act.

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