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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2016 No. 91 (W. 44)

Town And Country Planning, Wales

The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

Made

27 January 2016

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales

1 February 2016

Coming into force

1 March 2016

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Secretary of State by sections 10, 74, 82 and 93 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990(1) and now exercisable by them(2), make the following Regulations.

Title, commencement and application

1.—(1) The title of these Regulations is the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 and they come into force on the 1 March 2016.

(2) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

Amendment of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) Regulations 2012

2.—(1) The Welsh text of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) Regulations 2012(3) is amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3(1) (ceisiadau am ganiatâd adeilad rhestredig neu ganiatâd ardal gadwraeth) insert “gais am” before the words “ganiatâd adeilad rhestredig”.

Carl Sargeant

Minister for Natural Resources, one of the Welsh Ministers

27 January 2016

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations correct an error in the Welsh text of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Wales) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 2012/793 (W. 108)).

A Regulatory Impact Assessment has not been prepared for this instrument as it has no impact on the likely costs and benefits of complying with these Regulations.

(1)

1990 c. 9. Section 10 was amended by sections 42 and 118 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (c. 5) (“the 2004 Act”). Section 74(1), (3) and (4) was amended by section 63 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (c. 24). Section 74(3) was also amended by S.I. 2006/1281. Amendments to section 82 are not relevant to these Regulations. Section 93(1) was amended by section 78 of, and paragraph 33 of Schedule 10 to, the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25), and subsections (6A) and (6B) were inserted by section 118 of, and paragraphs 19 and 26 of Schedule 6 to, the 2004 Act.

(2)

Functions under those sections, so far as exercisable in relation to Wales, were transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/672). By virtue of section 162 of, and paragraph 30 of Schedule 11 to, the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32), those functions are now exercisable by the Welsh Ministers.