Explanatory Notes

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act

2009 asp 6

16 June 2009

The Act – Schedules

Schedule 2 – Flood Protection Schemes: Procedure Etc.

Paragraph 10 – Notice of final decision

299.Paragraph 10 requires that, where a final decision of a local authority or the Scottish Ministers is made on a proposed scheme, the local authority must give notice of the decision to every person given direct notification of the scheme at the outset, every relevant objector (see paragraph 5(3) and 5(4)) and anyone else who received notification of a proposed modification to the scheme. Should it be decided to confirm the proposed scheme (with or without modifications) then notice must be given in local newspapers in the relevant local authority areas, as well as in the Edinburgh Gazette.