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Forth Crossing Act 2011

Section 62 – Planning permission

208.Section 62 provides for planning permission to be deemed to have been granted for the Forth Crossing works authorised by the Act as though an application made to the planning authority had been called in and granted by the Scottish Ministers under section 46 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c.8).

209.Subsection (2) provides that this planning permission will lapse if the Forth Crossing works have not commenced within five years of Royal Assent

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