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Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Promoting growth and facilitating provision of infrastructure, and related matters

    1. 1.Option to make planning application directly to Secretary of State

    2. 2.Planning proceedings: costs etc

    3. 3.Compulsory purchase inquiries: costs

    4. 4.Permitted development rights: prior approvals

    5. 5.Local development orders: repeal of pre-adoption intervention powers

    6. 6.Limits on power to require information with planning applications

    7. 7.Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements

    8. 8.Disposals of land held for planning purposes

    9. 9.Electronic communications code: the need to promote growth

    10. 10.Periodic review of mineral planning permissions

    11. 11.Stopping up and diversion of highways

    12. 12.Stopping up and diversion of public paths

    13. 13.Declarations negativing intention to dedicate way as highway

    14. 14.Registration of town or village green: reduction of section 15(3)(c) period

    15. 15.Registration of town or village green: statement by owner

    16. 16.Restrictions on right to register land as town or village green

    17. 17.Applications to amend registers: modification of power to provide for fees

  3. Other infrastructure provisions

    1. 18.Power stations: repeal of requirements to give notice

    2. 19.Conditions of licences under Gas Act 1986: payments to other licence-holders

    3. 20.Variation of consents under Electricity Act 1989

    4. 21.Consents under Electricity Act 1989: deemed planning permission

    5. 22.Variation and replacement of pre-Planning Act 2008 consents

    6. 23.Removal of Planning Act 2008 consent and certification requirements

    7. 24.Special parliamentary procedure in cases under the Planning Act 2008

    8. 25.Modifications of special parliamentary procedure in certain cases

    9. 26.Bringing business and commercial projects within Planning Act 2008 regime

    10. 27.Authorisation of road user charging under Planning Act 2008

    11. 28.Delegation of planning functions by Mayor of London

  4. Economic measures

    1. 29.Postponement of compilation of English rating lists to 2017

    2. 30.Power to postpone compilation of Welsh rating lists

    3. 31.Employee shareholders

  5. General provisions

    1. 32.Orders

    2. 33.Consequential amendments

    3. 34.Financial provisions

    4. 35.Commencement

    5. 36.Short title and extent

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Planning applications made to Secretary of State: further amendments

      1. Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)

        1. 1.The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as...

        2. 2.(1) In section 2A (Mayor of London: applications of strategic...

        3. 3.In section 58(1)(b) (planning permission may be granted on application...

        4. 4.In section 59(2)(b) (development order may provide for planning permission...

        5. 5.After section 76B insert— Provisions applying to applications made under...

        6. 6.In section 70A(2) (power to decline to determine planning application...

        7. 7.In section 70B(3) (power to decline to determine planning application...

        8. 8.In section 78(2) (right to appeal where local planning authority...

        9. 9.In section 284(3) (actions which may be questioned in legal...

        10. 10.In section 303 (fees for planning applications etc) as substituted...

        11. 11.In section 319A(7) (proceedings for which Secretary of State must...

      2. Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c. 5)

        1. 12.In section 59(2) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Modification or discharge of affordable housing requirements: related amendments

      1. 1.The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as...

      2. 2.In section 5(3) (provisions for the purposes of which the...

      3. 3.(1) Section 106 (planning obligations) is amended as follows.

      4. 4.(1) Section 106A (modification and discharge of planning obligations) is...

      5. 5.(1) Section 106B (appeals in relation to applications under section...

      6. 6.(1) Section 106C (legal challenges relating to development consent obligations)...

      7. 7.In section 319A (determination by Secretary of State of procedure...

      8. 8.(1) Section 333 (regulations and orders) is amended as follows....

      9. 9.(1) Schedule 6 (determination of certain appeals by person appointed...

      10. 10.In Part 1 of Schedule 16 (provisions of the Planning...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Periodic review of mineral planning permissions

      1. 1.Schedule 14 to the Environment Act 1995 (periodic review of...

      2. 2.Before paragraph 1 insert— Power to carry out periodic reviews...

      3. 3.In paragraph 1 (duty to carry out periodic reviews), after...

      4. 4.In paragraph 2(1) (interpretation), for the definition of “first review...

      5. 5.After paragraph 2 insert— The first review date: mineral planning...

      6. 6.(1) Paragraph 3 (the first review date) is amended as...

      7. 7.In paragraph 3A (power to specify a first review date...

      8. 8.(1) Paragraph 4 (service of notice of first periodic review)...

      9. 9.(1) Paragraph 12 (second and subsequent periodic reviews) is amended...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      New Schedule 1A to the Commons Act 2006

      1. In the Commons Act 2006, after Schedule 1 insert— SCHEDULE...

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