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Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972

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16(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph, where before 8th December 1969 outline planning permission (as defined by section 39 of this Act) has been granted for development consisting in or including the carrying out of building or other operations, and the development has not been begun before the beginning of 1969, that planning permission shall be deemed to have been granted subject to conditions to the following effect—

(a)that, in the case of any reserved matter (as defined in that section), application for approval must be made not later than the expiration of three years beginning with 8th December 1969 ; and

(b)that the development to which the permission relates must be begun not later than whichever is the later of the following dates—

(i)the expiration of five years from 8th December 1969 ; or

(ii)the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters or, in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph does not apply to any planning permission granted before 8th December 1969 subject to an express condition that the development to which it relates should be begun, or be completed, or that application for approval of any reserved matter should be made, not later than a specified date or within a specified period.

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