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(1)This Act may be cited as the New Towns Act 1981.
(2)The provisions of this Act mentioned below (and no others) extend to Scotland—
(a)section 60, and in relation to that section, subsections (3) and [F1(3A)] of section 77;
(b). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2
(c)paragraphs 1, 2 and 12 of Schedule 11;
(d)Schedule 12 so far as it amends provisions which apply to Scotland; and
(e)Schedule 13 so far as it repeals section 1(2) of the M1New Towns Act 1975, section 14(4) of the M2New Towns (Amendment) Act 1976, the M3New Towns Act 1980, and sections 126 and 127 and (so far as it relates to Scotland) section 133 of the M4Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.
The provisions mentioned in paragraph (a) shall be taken to have extended to Scotland since section 43 of the M5New Towns Act 1965 as substituted by section 1(2) of the New Towns Act 1975 came into effect, without prejudice to sections 16 and 17 of the M6Interpretation Act 1978 (which relate to the effect of repeals).
(3)Except for paragraph 12 of Schedule 11, and Schedule 13 so far as it repeals section 14(4) of the New Towns (Amendment) Act 1976, nothing in this Act extends to Northern Ireland.
(4)This Act shall come into force on the expiry of the period of one month beginning on the date of its passing.
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