The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2020

Publication Date:January 01, 2020
 
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2020No. 67 (C. 5)

TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING

The Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2020

Made3rdMarch2020

Laid before the Scottish Parliament5thMarch2020

Coming into force18thMay2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 63(2) and (3) of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019( 1).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (Commencement No. 4 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2020 and come into force on 18 May 2020.

(2) In these Regulations—

“the Act” means the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019, and

“the 1997 Act” means the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997( 2).

Appointed day

2.—(1) Subject to paragraph (3), the day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in paragraph (2), in so far as not already in force, is 18 May 2020.

(2) The provisions are—

(a) section 17 (meaning of “development”: use of dwellinghouse for short-term holiday lets),

(b) section 26 (conditional grant of planning permission: provision of toilet facilities within certain large developments), and

(c) section 62 (minor and consequential amendments and repeals) and paragraph 9 of schedule 2 (regulations).

(3) Sections 17, 62 and paragraph 9 of schedule 2 to the Act come into force on 18 May 2020 only for the purpose of making regulations under section 26B(5) of the 1997 Act( 3).

Transitional provision

3. The provisions of section 41B (conditional grant of planning permission: provision of toilet facilities within certain large developments) of the 1997 Act( 4) do not apply in respect of an application for planning permission made before 18 May 2020.

St Andrew's House,

Edinburgh

3rd March 2020

KEVIN STEWART

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations bring sections 17, 62 and paragraph 9 of schedule 2 of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 (“the Act”) into force on 18 May 2020 for the limited purpose of enabling regulations to be made. Section 26 comes into force on 18 May 2020 for all purposes, subject to the transitional provision in regulation 3.

The Bill for the Act received Royal Assent on 25 July 2019. Sections 58 to 61, 63 and 64 came into force on the following day.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT REGULATIONS

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

The following provisions of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 have been brought into force by commencement regulations made before the date of these Regulations.

Provision

Date of Commencement

S.I. No.

Sections 1, 2 and 10

8 November 2019

S.S.I. 2019/314

Sections 3, 5,7, 11,...

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