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The Town and Country Planning (General Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Order 1988

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Town and Country Planning (General Development) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Order 1988 and shall be included amongst the Orders which may be cited together as the Town and Country Planning (General Development) (Scotland) Orders 1981 to 1988((1)).

(2) This Order shall come into force on 10th August 1988.

Amendment of the general development order

2.  The Town and Country Planning (General Development) (Scotland) Order 1981((2)) shall be amended by substituting, for article 11(2), the following:—

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), the Secretary of State may in particular give directions—

(a)that particular proposed development of a description set out in Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 to the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Regulations 1988 is exempted from the application of those Regulations;

(b)as to whether particular proposed development is or is not development in respect of which those Regulations require the consideration of environmental information (as defined in those Regulations) before planning permission can be granted; or

(c)that development of any class described in the direction is development in respect of which those Regulations require the consideration of such information before such permission can be granted.

(3) A planning authority or regional planning authority shall deal with applications for planning permission for development to which a direction given under this article applies in such manner as to give effect to the direction. .

James Douglas-Hamilton

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,


15th July 1988

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