Neighbourhood Planning Bill (HC Bill 61)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Communities and
Local Government, are published separately as Bill 61—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Secretary Sajid Javid has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Neighbourhood Planning Bill are compatible with
the Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Planning

    1. Neighbourhood planning

      1. 1. Duty to have regard to post-examination neighbourhood development plan

      2. 2. Status of approved neighbourhood development plan

      3. 3. Modification of neighbourhood development order or plan

      4. 4. Changes to neighbourhood areas etc

      5. 5. Assistance in connection with neighbourhood planning

      6. 6. Further provision about statement of community involvement

    2. Planning conditions

      1. 7. Restrictions on power to impose planning conditions

    3. Planning register

      1. 8. Register of planning applications etc

  2. Part 2

    Compulsory purchase etc

    1. Chapter 1

      Temporary possession of land

      1. 9. Power to take temporary possession of land

      2. 10. Procedure for authorising temporary possession etc

      3. 11. Notice requirements

      4. 12. Counter-notice

      5. 13. Refusal to give up possession

      6. 14. Compensation

      7. 15. Advance payments

      8. 16. Interest on advance payments of compensation paid late

      9. 17. Powers of acquiring authority in relation to land

      10. 18. Consequential amendments

      11. 19. Supplementary provisions

      12. 20. Interpretation

      13. 21. Application to Crown land

    2. Chapter 2

      Other provisions relating to compulsory purchase

      1. 22. No-scheme principle

      2. 23. Repeal of Part 4 of the Land Compensation Act 1961

      3. 24. Time limit for confirmation notices

      4. 25. Compensation for disturbance

      5. 26. GLA and TfL: joint acquisition of land

      6. 27. Overriding easements: land held on behalf of GLA or TfL

      7. 28. Timing of advance payments of compensation

      8. 29. Interest on advance payments of compensation

      9. 30. Interest on payments to mortgagee paid late

  3. Part 3

    Final provisions

    1. 31. Financial provisions

    2. 32. Consequential provision

    3. 33. Regulations

    4. 34. Extent

    5. 35. Commencement

    6. 36. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      New Schedule A2 to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase
      Act 2004

    2. Schedule 2

      Planning conditions: consequential amendments