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Planning (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 19:  Assessment of health effects

146.Section 19 of the Act introduces a new section 40A into the 1997 Act, which requires the Scottish Ministers to make regulations about the consideration to be given to the likely health effects of any national or major development, before planning permission is granted. Under paragraph 9 of schedule 2 of the Act, the regulations are to be subject to affirmative procedure.

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