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The Town and Country Planning (Compensation for Restrictions on Mineral Workings) (Scotland) Regulations 1987

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2.—(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–

“the 1972 Act” means the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972;

“the appropriate portion” has the meaning assigned to it by regulation 7;

“order” means an order made under section 42, section 49, section 49A or section 49B(1) of the 1972 Act;

“relevant mineral” means any mineral to which an order relates in, on or under a site;

“site” means the area of land to which an order relates.

(2) References in these Regulations to a mineral or minerals in, on or under a site shall include references to a mineral or minerals contained in any deposit of material in, on or under the site or contained in any disused railway embankment on the site.

(3) A numbered section in these Regulations means the section so numbered in the 1972 Act; and a numbered regulation or numbered Schedule means a regulation or Schedule so numbered in these Regulations.


Sections 49A and 49B were added by section 27 of the Town and Country Planning (Minerals) Act 1981; sections 42 and 49 were amended by sections 25 and 26 of that Act.

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