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Planning etc. (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 51 – Equal Opportunities

217.This section inserts new section 270B in the 1997 Act, which places a duty on Ministers and planning authorities to perform any functions that they are required or empowered to carry out under the Act in such a way as to promote equal opportunities and compliance with equal opportunity requirements.

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