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Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972

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Part XIIIValidity of Planning Decisions etc.

Orders made and action taken before 16th August 1959

56(1)Notwithstanding anything in Part I of this Schedule, the provisions of section 231 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 Secretary of State 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 233 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 Secretary of State and the appropriate Minister, the reference in sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph to the Secretary of State shall be construed as a reference to the Secretary of State and the appropriate Minister.

57Section 234 of this Act does not apply to any decision of the Secretary of State 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.

Directions under Part V of Act of 1954

58For the purposes of the construction, in accordance with Part I of this Schedule, of section 231(3)(c) of this Act (but without prejudice to paragraph 56(1) of this Schedule) any directions given on or after 16th August 1959 by the Secretary of State under section 47(3) or (4) of the Act of 1954, as well as any direction given by the Secretary of State 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 35 of this Act.

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