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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

Land that cannot be included in a scheme

104.Paragraph 3 of schedule 5A imposes restrictions on places that can be included in a scheme. The list provided in subsection (4) covers places subject to various national or international environmental or heritage designations, and it may be modified by regulations. Schemes cannot include such places or be altered to include such places. However, paragraph 3(3) provides that if a place is already included within a scheme and benefits from the authorisations the scheme gives, it will not be removed from the scheme by the Scottish Ministers subsequently making regulations which provide that the land is of a type that may no longer be included in such schemes.

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