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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 802 (W.111) (C.20)

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, WALES

The Planning Act 2008 (Commencement No. 1) (Wales) Order 2012

Made

10 March 2012

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the power conferred by section 241(3) of the Planning Act 2008(1), make the following Order:

Title

1.  The title of this Order is the Planning Act 2008 (Commencement No. 1) (Wales) Order 2012.

Provisions coming into force on 30 April 2012 in relation to Wales

2.  The following provisions of the Planning Act 2008 (so far as they are not yet in force) shall come into force in relation to Wales on 30 April 2012—

(a)section 188;

(b)section 197 and Schedule 11; and

(c)section 238 and Schedule 13, so far as they give effect to the repeals specified in the Schedule to this Order.

John Griffiths

Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development, one of the Welsh Ministers

10 March 2012

Article 2

SCHEDULERepeals (Wales)

ReferenceExtent of repeal
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)Section 61A(1) In Schedule 4A, paragraph 2(4) and (5)

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2 of this Order brings into force, on 30 April 2012, the following provisions of the Planning Act 2008, in relation to Wales, so far as they are not already in force —

section 188 (local development orders: removal of requirement to implement policies);

section 197 and Schedule 11 (appeals: miscellaneous amendments); and

section 238 and Schedule 13 so far as they give effect to the repeals specified in the Schedule to this Order, which relate to local development orders.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Planning Act 2008 have been brought into force by the Secretary of State.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No
Sections 1 to 4 and Schedule 1 (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Paragraphs 24 to 27 of Schedule 11 October 20092009/2573
Sections 5 to 12 (so far as not already in force)6 April 20092009/400
Section 14 partially (so far as not already in force)1 March 20102010/101
Section 14 partially (so far as not already in force)8 March 20112011/705
Section 14 partially (so far as not already in force)18 August 20112011/2054
Sections 15 to 20 as to England and Wales1 March 20102010/101
Section 211 March 20102010/101
Sections 22 to 26 as to England and Wales1 March 20102010/101
Section 298 March 20112011/705
Sections 31 to 351 March 20102010/101
Section 36 and Schedule 21 March 20102010/101
Sections 37 to 40 (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Sections 41 to 50 (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Sections 51 to 54 (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Section 551 March 20102010/101
Sections 56 to 59 (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Sections 60 to 117 and Schedule 31 March 20102010/101
Section 118 as to England and Wales1 March 20102010/101
Section 119 and Schedule 41 March 20102010/101
Section 120 to 121 and Schedule 51 March 20102010/101
Sections 122 to 1321 March 20102010/101
Section 133 as to England and Wales1 March 20102010/101
Sections 134 to 1381 March 20102010/101
Sections 139 to 149 as to England and Wales1 March 20102010/101
Sections 150 to 1521 March 20102010/101
Section 153 and Schedule 618 August 20112011/2054
Sections 154 to 1591 March 20102010/101
Sections 160 to 1741 March 20102010/101
Section 175 partially as to England and Wales, (so far as it is not already in force)6 April 20092009/400
Section 175 partially as to England and Wales (so far as not already in force)1 March 20102010/101
Section 176 partially as to Scotland6 April 20092009/400
Section 176 partially as to Scotland1 March 20102010/101
Section 177 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 178 as to Scotland6 April 20092009/400
Section 179 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 180 to 182 as to England and Wales (so far as not already in force)6 April 20092009/400
Section 183 as to England6 April 20092009/400
Section 184 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 185 as to England6 April 20092009/400
Section 187 and paragraphs 1, 2(1) and (2), 3(1), (2) and (4) and 4 to 6 of Schedule 7 as to England6 April 20092009/400
Paragraphs 2(3) and (4) and 3(3) of Schedule 7 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 188 as to England23 June 20092009/1303
Section 189 as to England and Wales6 April 20102010/566
Section 190 partially as to England and Wales1 October 20092009/2260
Section 190(4) as to England and Wales6 April 20102010/566
Section 191(1) and (3) as to England6 April 20092009/400
Section 191(2) as to Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 194 and paragraphs 1 to 4 and paragraph 6 of Schedule 9 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 195 as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 196 and paragraphs 1, 3 to 6, and 10 to 14 of Schedule 10 partially as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 197 and Schedule 11, section 198 and 199 as to England6 April 20092009/400
Section 200, as to England (so far as not already in force)1 October 20092009/2260
Section 206 partially as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 206 (so far as not already in force)6 April 20102010/566
Section 211(7) as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 224(1) and (4) as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 238 and Schedule 13 partially as to England and Wales6 April 20092009/400
Section 238 and Schedule 13 partially as to England6 April 20092009/400
Section 238 and Schedule 13 partially as to England23 June 20092009/1303
Section 238 and Schedule 13 partially as to England6 April 20102010/566

See also section 241(1) of the Planning Act 2008 for the provisions that came into force on 26 November 2008 (date of Royal Assent).

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