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SCHEDULE 7SOther measures in response to coronavirus

(introduced by section 8)

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Notes

Social securityS

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Irritancy clauses in commercial leases: non-payment of rent or other sums dueS

F66S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F77S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Duration of planning permissionS

8SThe Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 applies in accordance with the modifications in paragraphs 9 and 10.

9SSection 58 (duration of planning permission) has effect as if after subsection (3A) there were inserted—

(3B)During the emergency period, a planning permission which otherwise would lapse under subsection (1) or (2) lapses at the end of the extended period, unless, before the end of the extended period, the development to which the permission relates is begun.

(3C)In subsection (3B)—

  • emergency period” means the period of 6 months beginning with the date on which paragraph 9 of schedule 7 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 came into force,

  • extended period” means the period of 12 months beginning with that date.

(3D)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations, amend the definition of “emergency period” or “extended period” in subsection (3C).

(3E)Regulations under subsection (3D) are subject to the negative procedure..

10SSection 59 (planning permission in principle) has effect as if after subsection (8) there were inserted—

(8A)During the emergency period, a planning permission which otherwise would lapse under subsection (4) (including by virtue of a direction made under subsection (5)) lapses at the end of the extended period, unless, before the end of the extended period, the development to which the permission relates is begun.

(8B)Where the latest date by which an application would otherwise be required to be made under subsection (2)(a) falls within the emergency period, then that application may be made at any time before the end of the extended period.

(8C)In subsections (8A) and (8B)—

  • emergency period” means the period of 6 months beginning with the date on which paragraph 10 of schedule 7 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 came into force,

  • extended period” means the period of 12 months beginning with that date.

(8D)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations, amend the definition of “emergency period” or “extended period” in subsection (8C).

(8E)Regulations under subsection (8D) are subject to the negative procedure..

Electronic delivery of copy of deed to Registers of ScotlandS

11SThe Land Registration etc. (Scotland) Act 2012 applies in accordance with the modification in paragraph 12.

12SSection 21 (application for registration of deed) has effect as if after subsection (4) there were inserted—

(5)For the purposes of this section, submission by electronic means of a copy of the deed is sufficient evidence of the original for the purposes of accepting an application for registration.

(6)But subsection (5) applies only where submission of the copy is by a means (and in a form) which is specified on the Keeper's website as being acceptable.

(7)In subsection (5), references to submission by electronic means are to submission—

(a)by means of an electronic communications network (for example as an attachment to an email), or

(b)by other means but in a form which requires the use of electronic apparatus by the recipient to render the thing delivered intelligible.

(8)In subsection (7)(a), “electronic communications network” has the meaning given by section 32 of the Communications Act 2003..

13SThe Land Registers (Scotland) Act 1868 applies in accordance with the modifications in paragraph 14.

14SSection 6A (writs transmitted electronically to Register of Sasines) has effect as if—

(a)in subsection (1), the words “which is an electronic document” were repealed,

(b)after subsection (5) there were inserted—

(6)For the purposes of this section, submission by electronic means of a copy of the writ is sufficient evidence of the original for the purposes of accepting an application.

(7)But subsection (6) applies only where submission of the copy is by a means (and in a form) which is specified on the Keeper's website as being acceptable.

(8)In subsection (6), references to submission by electronic means are to submission—

(a)by means of an electronic communications network (for example as an attachment to an email),

(b)by other means but in a form which requires the use of electronic apparatus by the recipient to render the thing delivered intelligible.

(9)In subsection (8)(a), “electronic communications network” has the meaning given by section 32 of the Communications Act 2003..

Land registration: period of effect of advance noticeS

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Anatomy Act 1984: extension of periodsS

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Scrutiny of subordinate legislation in urgent casesS

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F1130S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Business improvement districts: extension of certain arrangementsS

F1231S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

MuirburnS

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F1433S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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