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Statutory Instruments

1992 No. 1763 (S.168)

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING, SCOTLAND

The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1992

Made

16th July 1992

Laid before Parliament

20th July 1992

Coming into force

10th August 1992

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 61, 101 and 165 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972((1)) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1992 and shall come into force on 10th August 1992.

Amendment of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Regulations 1984

2.  In place of the definition of “advertisement” contained in regulation 2(1) of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Regulations 1984((2)) the following shall be substituted:—

“advertisement” means any word, letter, model, sign, placard, board, notice, awning, blind, device or representation, whether illuminated or not, in the nature of, and employed wholly or partly for the purposes of, advertisement, announcement or direction (excluding any such thing employed wholly as a memorial or as a railway signal), and includes any hoarding or similar structure or any balloon used or designed or adapted for use and anything else used, or designed or adapted principally for use, for the display of advertisements, and references to the display of advertisements shall be construed accordingly..

Allan Stewart

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Scottish Office

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

16th July 1992

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Scotland) Regulations 1984 by substituting a new definition for “advertisement ”, which takes account of the amendments contained in section 55 of the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 to the definition of advertisement contained in section 275(1) of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972.

(1)

1972 c. 52; section 61 was amended by the Town and Country Amenities Act 1974 (c. 32), section 3(2) and by the Local Government and Planning (Scotland) Act 1982 (c. 43), Schedule 4; section 101(2) was amended by the Local Government and Planning (Scotland) Act 1982, Schedule 2, paragraph 31 and by the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 (c. 21), sections 289F and 289G (as inserted by the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48), section 54) and by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 (c. 34), Schedule 13, paragraph 27.

(2)

S.I. 1984/467, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.