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PART 1 E+WAmendments of the Planning Act 2008

IntroductoryE+W

1The Planning Act 2008 is amended as follows.E+W

Abolition of Infrastructure Planning CommissionE+W

2Omit sections 1 to 3 and Schedule 1 (establishment and governance of Commission and conduct and interests of Commissioners).E+W

FeesE+W

3(1)Amend section 4 (regulations setting fees for performance of Commission's functions) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “charging of fees by the Commission in connection with the performance of any of its functions” substitute “ charging of fees by the Secretary of State in connection with the performance of any of the Secretary of State's major-infrastructure functions ”.

(3)In subsection (3) (power to set fees calculated by reference to costs incurred)—

(a)for “incurred by the Commission” substitute “ incurred by the Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “its functions” (in both places) substitute “ the Secretary of State's major-infrastructure functions ”.

(4)After subsection (3) insert—

(4)In this section “the Secretary of State's major-infrastructure functions” means—

(a)the Secretary of State's functions under Parts 2 to 8 and under Part 12 so far as applying for the purposes of those Parts,

(b)the giving of advice to which section 51 applies, and

(c)the Secretary of State's functions, in relation to proposed applications for orders granting development consent, under statutory provisions implementing—

(i)Council Directive 85/337/EC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment, as amended from time to time, or

(ii)provisions of an EU instrument which from time to time replace provisions of that Directive.

(5)In subsection (4)(c) “statutory provision” means a provision of an Act or of an instrument made under an Act.

(5)In the heading of Part 1 for “The Infrastructure Planning Commission” substitute “ Infrastructure planning: fees ”.

Directions referring applications for other consents to CommissionE+W

4In section 35(6) (relevant authority must refer application to Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

Applications for orders granting development consentE+W

5(1)Amend section 37 (applications to be made to Commission, which may give guidance about their contents and set standards for them) as follows.E+W

(2)For “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (6) for “it” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

Model provisions for incorporation in draft ordersE+W

6Omit section 38 (Secretary of State may prescribe non-compulsory model provisions).E+W

Register of applicationsE+W

7(1)Amend section 39 (Commission to maintain and give access to register of applications) as follows.E+W

(2)For “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsections (1) and (2) for “it” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

Notification of proposed applicationE+W

8(1)Amend section 46 (duty to notify Commission of proposed application) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In the heading for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

Guidance about pre-application procedureE+W

9In section 50(2) (guidance may be issued by Commission or Secretary of State) omit “the Commission or”.E+W

Advice for potential applicants and othersE+W

10(1)Section 51 (giving of advice by Commission and disclosure of advice and requests for advice) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “The Commission may give advice to an applicant or potential applicant, or to others,” substitute “ This section applies to advice ”.

(3)For subsections (2) to (4) substitute—

(3)The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision about the giving of advice to which this section applies.

(4)In particular, regulations under subsection (3) may make provision that has the effect that—

(a)a request for advice made by an applicant, potential applicant or other person, or

(b)advice given to an applicant, potential applicant or other person,

must be, or may be, disclosed by the Secretary of State to other persons or to the public generally.

Information about, and entry onto, landE+W

11In section 52(2) and (4) (authorisation by Commission to serve notice requiring names and addresses of persons with interests in land) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

12(1)Amend section 53 (rights of entry) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsections (1) and (2) (Commission may authorise entry) for “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (4)(c) for “Commission's” substitute “Secretary of State's”.

Acceptance of applicationsE+W

13(1)Amend section 55 (acceptance by Commission of applications) as follows.E+W

(2)For “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsections (2), (4) and (6) for “it” (in each place) substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

(4)In subsection (7)—

(a)for “it cannot accept the application, it” substitute “ the application cannot be accepted, the Secretary of State ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for “its” substitute “the Secretary of State's”.

14In section 56 (if Commission accepts application, applicant to notify deadline for receipt by Commission of representations) for “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

15In section 58(1) and (2) (applicant must certify to Commission that section 56 has been complied with) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

16In section 59(1) and (2) (applicant must notify Commission of persons affected by any request to authorise compulsory acquisition) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

17(1)Amend section 60 (Commission's duty to seek local impact reports) as follows.E+W

(2)For “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (2) for “to it” substitute “ to the Secretary of State ”.

Deciding how application is to be handledE+W

18(1)Amend section 61 (initial choice of Panel or single Commissioner) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) (which refers to acceptance of an application by the Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)For subsections (2) to (5) (person appointed to chair Commission must make initial choice after consultation within the Commission and having regard to Secretary of State's guidance) substitute—

(2)The Secretary of State must decide whether the application—

(a)is to be handled by a Panel under Chapter 2, or

(b)is to be handled by a single appointed person under Chapter 3.

(3)The Secretary of State must publish the criteria that are to be applied in making decisions under subsection (2).

(4)In the heading for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

19(1)Amend section 62 (switching from single Commissioner to Panel) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), and in the heading, for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

(3)For subsections (2) to (5) (person appointed to chair Commission may make switch after consultation within the Commission and having regard to the Secretary of State's guidance) substitute—

(2)The Secretary of State may decide that the application should instead be handled by a Panel under Chapter 2.

(3)The Secretary of State must publish the criteria that are to be applied in making decisions under subsection (2).

Delegation of functions conferred on person appointed to chair CommissionE+W

20Omit section 63 (power for Commission's chair to delegate functions under Part 6 to a deputy).E+W

Handling of applications by a PanelE+W

21In section 64(1)(a) (which refers to an application accepted by the Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

22(1)Amend section 65 (appointment of members, and lead member, of Panel) as follows.E+W

(2)For subsection (1) (Commission chair must appoint Panel and Panel chair) substitute—

(1)The Secretary of State must appoint—

(a)three, four or five persons to be members of the Panel, and

(b)one of those persons to chair the Panel.

(3)Omit subsections (3) to (5) (self-appointments, and duty to consult within the Commission before making appointments).

23(1)Amend section 66 (ceasing to be member, or lead member, of Panel) as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1) (generally, person ceases to be Panel member on ceasing to be a Commissioner).

(3)In subsections (3) and (4) (member, or lead member, may resign by notice to Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)In subsection (5) (Commission chair may remove Panel member or lead member)—

(a)for “person appointed to chair the Commission (“the chair”)” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(b)in paragraphs (a) and (b) for “chair” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

24Omit section 67 (Panel member continuing though ceasing to be Commissioner).E+W

25(1)Amend section 68 (additional appointments to Panel) as follows.E+W

(2)For subsection (2) (Commission chair may appoint additional Panel member) substitute—

(2)The Secretary of State may appoint a person to be a member of the Panel, but this power may not be exercised so as to cause the Panel to have more than five members.

(3)In subsection (3) (Commission chair must ensure Panel continues to have at least three members) for “person appointed to chair the Commission” substitute “Secretary of State

(4)Omit subsection (5) (self-appointments).

26(1)Amend section 69 (replacement of lead member of Panel) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2) (Commission chair must make appointment to fill vacancy in office of lead member) for “person appointed to chair the Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)Omit subsection (4) (self-appointments).

27Omit section 70 (membership of Panel where application relates to land in Wales).E+W

28(1)Amend section 71 (supplementary provision where Panel replaces single Commissioner) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2) (single Commissioner may be appointed member, or member and lead member, of Panel) for “A Commissioner who has handled the application under Chapter 3” substitute “ An appointed person ”.

(3)In subsection (3) (power to treat things done by or to single Commissioner as done by or to Panel) for “a Commissioner” substitute “ an appointed person ”.

(4)After subsection (4) insert—

(5)In this section “appointed person” means a person appointed to handle the application under Chapter 3.

(5)In the heading for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

29(1)Amend section 74 (Panel to decide, or make recommendations in respect of, application) as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1) (cases in which Panel has function of deciding application).

(3)In subsection (2) (cases in which Panel has function of examining application and reporting on it to the Secretary of State) for “In any other case, the Panel” substitute “ The Panel ”.

(4)Omit subsection (4) (duty of Commission staff to give support to Panel).

Single-Commissioner procedure to become single-appointed-person procedureE+W

30(1)Amend section 78 (single Commissioner to handle application) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(a) (which refers to an application accepted by the Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (1)(b) (which refers to decision that application be handled by a single Commissioner) for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

(4)In subsection (2) (meaning of “the single Commissioner”) for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

(5)In the heading, and in the italic heading immediately preceding the section, for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

(6)In the heading of Chapter 3 of Part 6 for “single-Commissioner” substitute single-appointed-person.

31For section 79 (Commission chair must appoint single Commissioner) substitute—E+W

79Appointment of single appointed person

The Secretary of State must appoint a person to handle the application.

32(1)Amend section 80 (person ceasing to be single Commissioner) as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsection (1) (generally, person ceases to be single Commissioner on ceasing to be a Commissioner).

(3)In subsection (2) (single Commissioner may resign by notice to Commission)—

(a)for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”, and

(b)for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)In subsection (3) (Commission chair may remove single Commissioner)—

(a)for “person appointed to chair the Commission (“the chair”)” substitute “ Secretary of State ”,

(b)for “Commissioner” (in both places) substitute “ appointed person ”, and

(c)for “if the chair” substitute “ if the Secretary of State ”.

(5)In the heading for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.

33Omit section 81 (single Commissioner continuing though ceasing to be Commissioner).E+W

34In section 82 (appointment of replacement single Commissioner) for “Commissioner” (in each place, including in the heading) substitute “ appointed person ”.E+W

35(1)Amend section 83 (single Commissioner to examine and report on application) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsections (1) and (3), in the heading, and in the italic heading immediately preceding the section, for “Commissioner” (in each place, including in the word “Commissioner's”) substitute “ appointed person ”.

(3)In subsection (1)(b) (duty to make report) after “making a report” insert “ to the Secretary of State ”.

(4)Omit subsection (2) (report to be made to the Commission in some cases and to the Secretary in other cases).

(5)Omit subsection (4) (duty of Commission staff to support single Commissioner).

36Omit sections 84 and 85 (procedure where single Commissioner's report made to Commission) and the italic heading immediately preceding section 84.E+W

Examination of applicationsE+W

37In section 86 (Chapter applies to examination by Panel or single Commissioner), and in its heading, for “Commissioner” (in each place) substitute “ appointed person ”.E+W

38Omit section 87(2)(b) (Examining authority to have regard to guidance given by Secretary of State or Commission).E+W

39In section 92 (notifying Commission that compulsory acquisition hearing wanted) for “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

40In section 93 (notifying Commission that open-floor hearing wanted) for “Commission” (in both places) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

41In section 94(2)(b) (Panel member or single Commissioner to preside over hearing) for “Commissioner” substitute “ appointed person ”.E+W

42After section 95 insert—E+W

95AHearings: defence and national security

(1)Subsection (2) applies if the Secretary of State is satisfied that if all or part of the Examining Authority's examination of the application takes the form of a meeting or hearing—

(a)the making of particular oral representations at such a meeting or hearing would be likely to result in the disclosure of information as to defence or national security, and

(b)the public disclosure of that information would be contrary to the national interest.

(2)The Secretary of State may direct that representations of a description specified in the direction may be made only to persons of a description so specified (instead of being made in public).

(3)If the Secretary of State gives a direction under subsection (2), the Attorney General or (where the representations are to be made in Scotland) the Advocate General for Scotland may appoint a person (an “appointed representative”) to represent the interests of an interested party who (by virtue of the direction) is prevented from being present when the representations are made.

(4)Rules under section 97 may (in particular) make provision as to the functions of an appointed representative.

(5)The Secretary of State may direct a person (a “responsible person”) to pay the fees and expenses of an appointed representative if the Secretary of State thinks that the responsible person is interested in a meeting or hearing in relation to any representations that are the subject of a direction under subsection (2).

(6)Subsections (7) and (8) apply if the Secretary of State gives a direction under subsection (5).

(7)If the appointed representative and the responsible person are unable to agree the amount of the fees and expenses, the amount must be determined by the Secretary of State.

(8)The Secretary of State must cause the amount agreed between the appointed representative and the responsible person, or determined by the Secretary of State, to be certified.

(9)An amount so certified is recoverable from the responsible person as a civil debt.

(10)In this section “representations” includes evidence.

43In section 96(1)(c) (which refers to representations received by the Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

44(1)Amend section 98 (timetable for examining, and reporting on, application) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3) (deadline for making report to Secretary of State) for the words from the beginning to “its report” substitute “ The Examining authority is under a duty to make its report under section 74(2)(b) or 83(1)(b) ”.

(3)In subsection (4) (Commission chair may extend deadlines under the section) for “person appointed to chair the Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)For subsection (6) (extensions of deadlines to be reported to Secretary of State and in Commission's annual report) substitute—

(6)Subsections (7) and (8) apply where the power under subsection (4) is exercised.

(7)The Secretary of State must—

(a)notify each interested party of the new deadline, and

(b)publicise the new deadline in such manner as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate.

(8)The Secretary of State exercising the power must make a statement, to the House of Parliament of which that Secretary of State is a member, announcing the new deadline.

(9)A statement under subsection (8) may be written or oral.

45(1)Amend section 100 (Commission chair may appoint assessors at request of Examining authority) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “person appointed to chair the Commission (“the chair”)” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (2) for “chair” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

46In section 101(1) (Commission chair may appoint lawyer to assist Examining authority) for “person appointed to chair the Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

47In section 102(4) (meaning of “relevant representation”) for “Commission” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

Decisions on applicationsE+W

48(1)Amend section 103 as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) (cases where Secretary of State is the decision-maker) omit the words after “consent”.

(3)Omit subsection (2) (meaning in Act of “decision-maker”).

(4)For the heading substitute “ Secretary of State is to decide applications ”.

49(1)Amend section 104 (decisions of Panel and Council) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “the decision-maker is a Panel or the Council” substitute “ a national policy statement has effect in relation to development of the description to which the application relates ”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “Panel or Council” (in both places) substitute “ Secretary of State ”,

(b)in paragraph (b) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(c)in paragraph (d) for “its” substitute “the Secretary of State's”.

(4)In subsections (3) and (4) for “Panel or Council” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(5)In subsection (5)—

(a)for “Panel or Council is” substitute “ Secretary of State is ”, and

(b)for “Panel or Council, or the Commission, being in breach of any duty imposed on it” substitute “ Secretary of State being in breach of any duty imposed on the Secretary of State ”.

(6)In subsections (6), (7) and (8) for “Panel or Council” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(7)For the heading substitute “ Decisions in cases where national policy statement has effect ”

50(1)Amend section 105 (decisions of Secretary of State) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) for “if the decision-maker is the Secretary of State” substitute “ if section 104 does not apply in relation to the application ”.

(3)In subsection (2)(a) (which refers to reports submitted to the Commission) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)For the heading substitute “ Decisions in cases where no national policy statement has effect ”.

51In section 106(1) (representations which decision-maker may disregard) for “decision-maker” (in both places) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

52(1)Section 107 (timetable for decisions) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) (deadline for deciding application)—

(a)for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “day after the start day” substitute “ deadline under section 98(3) ”.

(3)Omit subsection (2) (meaning of “the start day”).

(4)In subsection (3) (extension of deadline) for “appropriate authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(5)Omit subsection (4) (meaning of “appropriate authority”).

(6)For subsections (6) to (9) (publicising deadline extensions) substitute—

(6)Subsection (7) applies where the power under subsection (3) is exercised.

(7)The Secretary of State exercising the power must make a statement, to the House of Parliament of which that Secretary of State is a member, announcing the new deadline.

(8)A statement under subsection (7) must be published in such form and manner as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(8A)A statement under subsection (7) may be written or oral.

Suspension of decision-making processE+W

53In section 108(2) (suspension of proceedings on application) for the words from “the following” to the end substitute “ examination of the application by a Panel under Chapter 2, or a single appointed person under Chapter 3, is suspended (if not already completed). ”E+W

Intervention by Secretary of StateE+W

54In Part 6, omit Chapter 7 (which consists of sections 109 to 113 and Schedule 3).E+W

Grant or refusalE+W

55(1)Section 114 (decision-maker to grant or refuse consent) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “it” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (2) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

56Omit section 115(6) (Panel or Council to have regard to Secretary of State's guidance in deciding whether development is associated).E+W

57(1)Amend section 116 (reasons) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “its” substitute “the Secretary of State's”.

(3)In subsection (2) for “appropriate authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)for “appropriate authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “the authority” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

(5)Omit subsection (4) (meaning of “appropriate authority”).

58(1)Amend section 117 (orders granting consent: formalities) as follows.E+W

(2)Omit subsections (2) and (5) (orders made by Panel or Council).

(3)In subsection (3) (duty to publish order)—

(a)for “appropriate authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”, and

(b)for “the authority” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

(4)For subsection (4) (order exercising powers under section 120(5)(a) or (b) must be in statutory instrument) substitute—

(4)If the order includes provision—

(a)made under section 120(3) for or relating to any of the matters listed in paragraphs 32A and 32B of Schedule 5, or

(b)made in the exercise of any of the powers conferred by section 120(5)(a) or (b),

the order must be contained in a statutory instrument.

(5)In subsection (6) for “is made, the appropriate authority” substitute “ containing the order is made, the Secretary of State ”.

(6)Omit subsection (7) (meaning of “appropriate authority”).

59(1)Amend section 118 (legal challenges) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3) (challenges to Commission decision not to accept application) for “Commission” (in both places) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsection (7) (other challenges to things done by Secretary of State or Commission) omit “or the Commission”.

Orders granting development consentE+W

60(1)Amend section 120 (what may be contained in order) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (5)(b) and (c) (order may contain provision that appears necessary or expedient to decision-maker) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)For subsection (8) (order may not create offences or make byelaws or confer or amend power to do so) substitute—

(8)With the exception of provision made under subsection (3) for or relating to any of the matters listed in paragraph 32B of Schedule 5, an order granting development consent may not include—

(a)provision creating offences,

(b)provision conferring power to create offences, or

(c)provision changing an existing power to create offences.

61Omit section 121 (Secretary of State's control of exercise of legislative powers by Panel or Council).E+W

62In sections 122(1) and 123(1) (compulsory acquisition may be authorised only if decision-maker satisfied conditions met) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

63Omit section 124 (guidance to Panels and Council about authorising compulsory acquisition).E+W

64(1)Amend section 127 (statutory undertakers' land) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(c) (decision-maker must be satisfied as to use of land) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)Omit subsection (7)(b) (Secretary of State to notify Commission).

65Omit sections 131(10)(b) and 132(10)(b) (Secretary of State to notify Commission).E+W

66(1)Amend section 136 (public rights of way) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1) (decision-maker must be satisfied) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In subsections (4)(b) and (5) (revival of right extinguished in connection with abandoned acquisition proposal) for “appropriate authority” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)Omit subsection (6) (meaning of “appropriate authority”).

67In section 138(4)(a) (decision-maker must be satisfied) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.E+W

68(1)Amend section 147 (Green Belt land) as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2) (decision-maker's duty to notify) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)Omit subsection (3) (cases where Secretary of State not decision-maker).

69In section 235(1) (interpretation of Act) omit the definitions of—E+W

  • “the Commission”,

  • “Commissioner”,

  • “the Council”, and

  • “decision-maker”.

70(1)Amend Schedule 4 (corrections of errors in development consent decisions) as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph 1(1)(a) for “decision-maker” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(3)In paragraph 1(4), (5) and (7) for “appropriate authority” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)Omit paragraph 1(9) (instruments made by the Commission).

(5)In paragraph 1(10) for “is made, the appropriate authority” substitute “ containing the order is made, the Secretary of State ”.

(6)In paragraph 2 for “appropriate authority” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(7)In paragraph 2(4) (Secretary of State may specify other persons to whom correction notice is to be given) for the words after “may” substitute “ give the correction notice to persons other than those to whom sub-paragraph (3) requires it to be given. ”

(8)In paragraph 4 omit the definition of “the appropriate authority”.

71(1)Amend Schedule 5 (provisions relating to, or to matters ancillary to, development) as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph 18 (order granting development consent may make provision for or relating to charging tolls, fares and other charges) after “fares” insert “ (including penalty fares) ”.

(3)After paragraph 32 insert—

32AThe making of byelaws by any person and their enforcement.

32B(1)The creation of offences within sub-paragraph (2) in connection with—

(a)non-payment of tolls, fares or other charges,

(b)a person's failure to give the person's name or address in accordance with provision relating to penalty fares,

(c)enforcement of byelaws, or

(d)construction, improvement, maintenance or management of a harbour.

(2)An offence is within this sub-paragraph if—

(a)it is triable only summarily,

(b)a person guilty of the offence is not liable to imprisonment, and

(c)any fine to which a person guilty of the offence may be liable cannot be higher than level 3 on the standard scale.

72(1)Amend Schedule 6 (changes to, and revocation of, orders) as follows.E+W

(2)Omit paragraph 1(4) (meaning of “appropriate authority”).

(3)Except in paragraphs 3(6) and (7) and 6(2), for “appropriate authority” (in each place) substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(4)In paragraph 2(1) for “it” substitute “ the Secretary of State ”.

(5)In paragraph 2(4) for “Commission” substitute “ Secretary of State ”.

(6)Omit paragraph 2(10) (instruments made by Commission).

(7)In paragraph 2(11) after “instrument” insert “ containing the order ”.

(8)Omit paragraph 3(6) (cases where Commission is appropriate authority).

(9)In paragraph 3(7) for “Where the appropriate authority is the Secretary of State, the” substitute “ The ”.

(10)Omit paragraph 4(8) (instruments made by Commission).

(11)In paragraph 4(9) after “instrument” insert “ containing the order ”.

(12)In paragraph 6(2) for the words after “payable to the person” substitute “ by the Secretary of State. ”

73In Schedule 12 (application of Act to Scotland: modifications) in paragraph 27 (application of Part 1 of Schedule 5) after “32” insert “ , 32B(1)(a), (b) and (d) ”.E+W

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