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Transport and Works (Scotland) Act 2007

Consents etc. under other enactments

Section 14: Consents etc. under other enactments

53.This section enables consents, permissions or licenses relevant to an application or proposal to be considered and dealt with through an order. Subsection (3) provides for the Scottish Ministers to make regulations in relation to consents which would not otherwise be granted through the order under section 1. Subsections (4) and (5) set out what the Scottish Ministers may cover in the regulations.

Section 15: Town and country planning

54.This section enables the Scottish Ministers by way of an order under section 1 to grant planning permission for a development. Subsection (2) makes an insertion into the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 so as to cover land blighted by a development pursuant to an order under section 1.

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