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EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Transport, the
Department for Communities and Local Government, the Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department for Business, Innovation and
Skills and the Department of Energy and Climate Change are published separately as
Bill 124—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Patrick McLoughlin has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Infrastructure Bill [HL] are compatible with the
Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Strategic highways companies

    1. Appointment as highway authorities

      1. 1. Appointment of strategic highways companies

      2. 2. Areas and highways in an appointment

    2. Functions

      1. 3. Road Investment Strategy

      2. 4. General duties of a strategic highways company

      3. 5. Directions and guidance

      4. 6. Delegation of functions

      5. 7. Exercise of delegated functions

    3. Oversight

      1. 8. Watchdog

      2. 9. Monitor

      3. 10. Monitor: compliance and fines

      4. 11. Monitor: general duties

      5. 12. Monitor: guidance

    4. Transfers of property etc

      1. 13. Transfer schemes

      2. 14. Tax consequences of transfers

    5. Finance

      1. 15. Financial assistance

    6. Supplemental and general

      1. 16. Transfer of additional functions

      2. 17. Consequential and transitional provision etc

      3. 18. Interpretation of Part 1

  2. Part 2

    Powers of British Transport Police Force

    1. 19. Powers of British Transport Police Force

  3. Part 3

    Environmental control of animal and plant species

    1. 20. Environment control of animal and plant species

    2. 21. Native and non-native species etc

    3. 22. Species control agreements and orders: supplementary

  4. Part 4

    Planning, land and buildings

    1. Nationally significant infrastructure projects

      1. 23. Timing of appointment of examining authority

      2. 24. Two-person Panels

      3. 25. Changes to, and revocation of, development consent orders

    2. Deemed discharge of planning conditions

      1. 26. Deemed discharge of planning conditions

    3. The Homes and Communities Agency and other bodies

      1. 27. Property etc transfers to the HCA and the GLA

      2. 28. Easements etc affecting land

    4. Her Majesty’s Land Registry

      1. 29. Transfer of responsibility for local land charges to Land Registry

      2. 30. Conferral of additional powers on Land Registry

      3. 31. Transfer of power to nominate member of Rule Committee

    5. Off-site carbon abatement measures

      1. 32. Provision in building regulations for off-site carbon abatement measures

  5. Part 5

    Energy

    1. The community electricity right

      1. 33. The community electricity right

      2. 34. Supplementary provision

    2. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

      1. 35. The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    3. Recovery of UK petroleum

      1. 36. Maximising economic recovery of UK petroleum

      2. 37. Levy on holders of certain energy industry licences

    4. Petroleum and geothermal energy in deep-level land

      1. 38. Petroleum and geothermal energy: right to use deep-level land

      2. 39. Further provision about the right of use

      3. 40. Payment scheme

      4. 41. Notice scheme

      5. 42. Payment and notice schemes: supplementary provision

      6. 43. Interpretation

    5. Renewable heat incentives

      1. 44. Renewable heat incentives

    6. Consequential provision

      1. 45. Consequential provision

  6. Part 6

    General provisions

    1. 46. Regulations and orders

    2. 47. Extent

    3. 48. Commencement

    4. 49. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Strategic highways companies: consequential and
      supplemental amendments

      1. Part 1

        Highways Act 1980

      2. Part 2

        Other enactments

    2. Schedule 2

      Road Investment Strategy: procedure

      1. Part 1

        Setting a Road Investment Strategy

      2. Part 2

        Varying a Road Investment Strategy

    3. Schedule 3

      Transfer schemes

    4. Schedule 4

      Transfer of responsibility for local land charges to Land
      Registry

      1. Part 1

        Amendments to the Local Land Charges Act 1975

      2. Part 2

        Amendments to the Land Registration Act 2002

      3. Part 3

        Amendments to other Acts

      4. Part 4

        Transitional provision

    5. Schedule 5

      Community electricity right regulations

      1. Part 1

        The right to buy

      2. Part 2

        Operators, ownership & related matters

      3. Part 3

        Information

      4. Part 4

        Supplementary

    6. Schedule 6

      The licensing levy

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