Scotland Act 2019 (Commencement No. 2, Saving and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2019

These Regulations bring sections 25 and 42 of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019 into force on 20 December 2019 but subject to saving and transitional provisions contained in regulations 4 to 10.

Section 25 is concerned with conditional grant of planning permission and noise-sensitive developments, and section 42 is concerned with fines and increasing and duty of court in determining amount.

These Regulations also bring section 23 (notice by planning authority of certain applications made to them) of the Act into force on 1 March 2020 subject to a saving provision contained in regulation 11. 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.

Author: Scottish Ministers

Date: 20th December 2019 Coming into force date

This item updates DCP section 4.161

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