Neighbourhood Planning Bill (HL Bill 101)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Communities and Local Government, are published separately as HL Bill 86—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth 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. Notification of applications to neighbourhood planning bodies

      3. 3. Status of approved neighbourhood development plan

      4. 4. Modification of neighbourhood development order or plan

      5. 5. Changes to neighbourhood areas etc

      6. 6. Assistance in connection with neighbourhood planning

    2. Local development documents

      1. 7. Content of development plan documents

      2. 8. Power to direct preparation of joint development plan documents

      3. 9. County councils’ default powers in relation to development plan documents

      4. 10. Format of local development schemes and documents

      5. 11. Review of local development documents

      6. 12. Statements of community involvement

    3. Planning conditions

      1. 13. Restrictions on power to impose planning conditions

    4. Planning register

      1. 14. Register of planning applications etc

  2. Part 2

    Compulsory purchase etc

    1. Chapter 1

      Temporary possession of land

      1. 15. Power to take temporary possession of land

      2. 16. Procedure for authorising temporary possession etc

      3. 17. Notice requirements

      4. 18. Counter-notice

      5. 19. Refusal to give up possession

      6. 20. Compensation

      7. 21. Advance payments

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

      9. 23. Consequential amendments

      10. 24. Powers of acquiring authority in relation to land

      11. 25. Impact of temporary possession on tenancies etc

      12. 26. Supplementary provisions

      13. 27. Interpretation

      14. 28. Application to Crown land

    2. Chapter 2

      Other provisions relating to compulsory purchase

      1. 29. No-scheme principle

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

      3. 31. Time limit for confirmation notices

      4. 32. Compensation for disturbance

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

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

      7. 35. Timing of advance payments of compensation

      8. 36. Interest on advance payments of compensation

      9. 37. Interest on payments to mortgagee paid late

      10. 38. Compensation for temporary severance of land after vesting declaration

  3. Part 3

    Final provisions

    1. 39. Financial provisions

    2. 40. Consequential provision

    3. 41. Regulations

    4. 42. Extent

    5. 43. Commencement

    6. 44. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      New Schedule A2 to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase
      Act 2004

    2. Schedule 2

      County councils’ default powers in relation to development
      plan documents

    3. Schedule 3

      Planning conditions: consequential amendments