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Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972

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Part II

Sub-Committees

1Any committee established by a local planning authority for the discharge of their functions under this Act may, subject to any restrictions imposed by that authority, and shall if so required by that authority—

(a)establish such sub-committees as the committee (hereinafter referred to as "the planning committee") or the local planning authority may determine; and

(b)authorise any such sub-committee to exercise on their behalf any functions of the planning committee,

and any such sub-committee shall be constituted in such manner as may be determined (subject to any such restrictions as aforesaid) by the planning committee or by the local planning authority, but not less than two-thirds of the members of any such committee shall' be members of the local planning authority or of a local authority for any area forming part of the district of the local planning authority.

2The power conferred by the last foregoing paragraph to establish and constitute sub-committees or to authorise such sub-committees to exercise any functions shall include power to dissolve or alter the constitution of such sub-committees and to vary any such authorisation.

3The provisions of this Part of this Schedule shall, with any necessary modifications, apply in relation to a joint planning committee appointed in pursuance of a combination of local planning authorities under section 1 of this Act or a joint advisory committee as they apply in relation to a committee to which paragraph 1 of this Part of this Schedule relates.

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