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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

Declining to determine an application:  further provision

Section 38: Declining to determine an application:  further provision

198.Section 38 introduces a new section 39A into the 1997 Act, which provides that the Scottish Ministers must publish guidance outlining what constitutes a “similar application” and a “significant change” for the purposes of section 39 of the 1997 Act.

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