Amendments proposed to the Planning and Compulsory Purchase (Re-committed) Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green

191

Schedule     3,     page     67,     line     15,     at end insert—

       '15 Schedule 7 (simplified planning zones) is omitted.'.


   

Mr Keith Hill

59

Schedule     4,     page     68,     line     37,     at end insert—

'Countryside Act 1968 (c. 41)

 (1) Paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Countryside Act 1968 is amended as follows.

(2) In sub-paragraph (2), after "published" there is inserted ", affixed".

(3) In sub-paragraph (4)(a), after "published" there is inserted ", affixed".

(3) The amendments made by this paragraph do not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.'

   

Mr Keith Hill

60

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     29,     at end insert—

'Welsh Development Agency Act 1975 (c. 70)

 (1) Schedule 4 to the Welsh Development Agency Act 1975 is amended as follows.

(2) Paragraph 2 is omitted.

(3) In paragraph 3, in sub-paragraph (1)(c), for "section 13 of that Act to objections made by an owner, lessee or occupier" there is substituted "sections 13 and 13A of that Act to relevant objections".

(4) The amendments made by this paragraph do not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.

Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

 (1) The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 142 (acquisition by corporation), in subsection (2A), "(subject to section 144(2))" is omitted.

(3) In section 143 (acquisition by local highway authority), in subsection (3A), "(subject to section 144(2))" is omitted.

(4) In section 144, in subsection (2), "the 1981 Act and" is omitted.

(5) In Schedule 28, in paragraph 1, "The 1981 Act and" and the words from "and in paragraph 2" to the end are omitted.

(6) The amendments made by this paragraph do not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of or, as the case may be, paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.'

   

Mr Keith Hill

115

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     29,     at end insert—

    'Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

    7A   In Schedule 26 to the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (Urban Development Corporations), after paragraph 14 there are inserted the following paragraphs—

       "Delegation of planning functions

14A (1) This paragraph applies in relation to any function conferred on the corporation by virtue of an order under section 149 above.

(2) The corporation may appoint committees and such committees may appoint sub-committees.

(3) Anything which is authorised or required to be done by the corporation—

(a) may be done by any member of the corporation or of its staff who is authorised for the purpose either generally or specifically;

(b) may be done by a committee or sub-committee which is so authorised.

(4) The corporation may—

(a) determine the quorum of a committee or sub-committee;

(b) make such arrangements as it thinks appropriate relating to the meetings and procedure of a committee or sub-committee.

(5) Anything done for the purposes of sub-paragraph (4) is subject to directions given by the Secretary of State.

(6) The validity of anything done by a committee or sub-committee is not affected by—

(a) any vacancy among its members;

(b) any defect in the appointment of any of its members.

(7) This paragraph does not extend to Scotland.

14B (1) This paragraph has effect in relation to the membership of committees and sub-committees appointed under paragraph 14A.

(2) A committee may consist of—

(a) such members of the corporation as it appoints;

(b) such other persons as the corporation (with the consent of the Secretary of State) appoints.

(3) A sub-committee of a committee may consist of—

(a) such members of the committee as it appoints;

(b) such persons who are members of another committee of the corporation (whether or not they are members of the corporation) as the committee appoints;

(c) such other persons as the corporation (with the consent of the Secretary of State) appoints.

(4) The membership of a committee or sub-committee—

(a) must always include at least one person who is a member of the corporation;

(b) must not include any person who is a member of the staff of the corporation."'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

61

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     31,     leave out from beginning to 'is' in line 32 and insert 'The Highways Act 1980'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

62

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     33,     leave out 'subsection' and insert 'section 232'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

63

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     35,     leave out 'subsection' and insert 'section 232'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

64

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     41,     at end insert—

(4) Section 259 (power to confirm, etc, compulsory purchase order in part) is omitted.

(5) The amendment made by sub-paragraph (4) does not apply to a compulsory purchase order of which notice under section 11 of or, as the case may be, paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before the commencement of that sub-paragraph.'

   

Mr Keith Hill

65

Schedule     4,     page     69,     line     41,     at end insert—

'Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)

  In section 29(5) of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 for the words " any reference to any owner, lessee or occupier" there are substituted the words "the reference to a qualifying person for the purposes of section 12(2)".

   

Mr Keith Hill

66

Schedule     4,     page     70,     line     1,     at beginning insert—

'Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

 (1) In section 578A of the Housing Act 1985 (modification of compulsory purchase order in case of acquisition of land for clearance), in subsection (2), for "section 13" there is substituted "sections 13 to 13C".

(2) The amendment made by sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.

'Education Reform Act 1988 (c. 40)

 (1) The Education Reform Act 1988 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 190 (wrongful contracts or disposals), in subsection (6) for the words from "references" to the end there is substituted "the reference in section 12 of that Act to an owner of the land included reference to the London Residuary Body".

(3) In section 201 (wrongful disposals), in subsection (6), for the words from "references" to the end there is substituted "the reference in section 12 of that Act to an owner of the land included reference to the local education authority concerned".

(4) The amendments made by this paragraph do not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

 (1) Paragraph 2 of Schedule 10 to the Housing Act 1988 (modifications of Acquisition of Land Act 1981) is omitted.

(2) The amendment made by sub-paragraph (1) does not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of or, as the case may be, paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.'

   

Mr Keith Hill

67

Schedule     4,     page     70,     line     6,     at end insert—

'Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c. 28)

 (1) Schedule 20 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (modification of Acquisition of Land Act 1981) is amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph 1, for "modifications specified in paragraphs 2 and" there is substituted "modification specified in paragraph".

(3) Paragraph 2 is omitted.

(4) The amendments made by this paragraph do not apply to compulsory purchase orders of which notice under section 11 of or, as the case may be, paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 is published before commencement of this paragraph.'

   

Mr Keith Hill

51

Schedule     4,     page     70,     line     8,     leave out from beginning to '(which' and insert—

 '(1) The Environment Act 1995 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 67'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

52

Schedule     4,     page     70,     line     10,     at end insert—

 '(3) In Schedule 14 (periodic review of mineral planning permissions) in paragraph 2(1), in the definition of "first review date", for "paragraph 5" there is substituted "paragraphs 3A and 5".

(4)  In Schedule 14 after paragraph 3 there is inserted the following paragraph—

"3A (1)  The Secretary of State may by order specify a first review date different from the first review date found in pursuance of paragraph 3(1) or (2).

(2) Sub-paragraph (3) applies if no first review date is found in pursuance of paragraph 3(1) or (2).

(3) The Secretary of State may by order specify a first review date.

(4) An order under sub-paragraph (3) may make different provision for different cases or different classes of case.

(5) An order under this paragraph must be made by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.".'.

 
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