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LORDS AMENDMENTs

TO THE

PLANNING AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE BILL

[The page and line references are to HL Bill 10 as first printed for the Lords.]

Before Clause 1

1

Insert the following new Clause—

 

“Application of Part 1

 

Part 1 shall apply only if an elected assembly for the region has been

 

established.”

Clause 1

2

Page 1, line 7, leave out “must set out” and insert “shall have regard to”

3

Page 1, line 11, at end insert—

 

“(3A)   

The RSS must include sub-regional plans for all parts of the region in

 

accordance with geographical boundaries defined by the RPB.

 

“(3B)   

The sub-regional plans referred to in subsection (3A) shall be prepared by

 

the authorities falling within section 4(1) if their area or any part of their

 

area is in the defined sub-region.”

Clause 2

4

Page 2, line 3, leave out from beginning to “region” in line 4 and insert “The elected

 

assembly shall be the regional planning body for the”

5

Page 2, line 6, leave out subsections (2) to (6)

Clause 4

6

Page 2, line 38, leave out subsection (1) and insert—

 
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(  2  )

 
 

“( )   

For the purpose of the exercise of its functions under sections 3(1) and (3)(a)

 

and 5(1) the RPB must seek the advice of each authority in its region which

 

is an authority falling within subsection (2).

 

( )   

The authority must give the RPB advice as to the exercise of the function to

 

the extent that the exercise of the function is capable of affecting (directly

 

or indirectly) the exercise by the authority of any function it has.”

7

Page 3, line 7, leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

“(2A)   

The RPB may make arrangements with an authority falling within

 

subsection (2) or with any district council the whole or part of whose area

 

is in the region for the discharge by the authority or council of a function of

 

the RPB.”

8

Page 3, line 10, after “authority” insert “or council”

9

Page 3, line 11, after “authority” insert “or council”

10

Page 3, line 12, leave out “(1)” and insert “(2A)”

11

Page 3, line 13, leave out “(3)” and insert “(2A)”

After Clause 5

12

Insert the following new Clause—

 

“RSS: Community involvement

 

(1)   

For the purposes of the exercise of its functions under section 5, the RPB

 

must prepare and publish a statement of its policies as to the involvement

 

of persons who appear to the RPB to have an interest in the exercise of those

 

functions.

 

(2)   

The RPB must keep the policies under review and from time to time must—

 

(a)   

revise the statement;

 

(b)   

publish the revised statement.

 

(3)   

The RPB must comply with the statement or revised statement (as the case

 

may be) in the exercise of its functions under section 5.

 

(4)   

The documents mentioned in section 5(5)(b) and (c) include the statement

 

and revised statement.”

Clause 8

13

Page 5, line 14, after “publish” insert “—

 

(a)”   

14

Page 5, line 15, at end insert “, and

 

(b)   

his reasons for making the changes.”

Clause 10

15

Page 6, line 12, at end insert—

 

“( )   

the procedure to be followed by the RPB in connection with its

 

functions under section (RSS: Community involvement);”


 

(  3  )

 

Clause 11

16

Page 6, line 40, at end insert—

 

“( )   

Subsection (4) does not apply for the purposes of section 5(3)(a).”

Clause 19

17

Page 12, line 7, at end insert “and the reasons”

Clause 20

18

Page 12, line 10, after “unsatisfactory” insert “—

 

(a)”   

19

Page 12, line 12, at end insert—

 

“(b)   

if he gives such a direction he must state his reasons for doing so.”

20

Page 12, line 37, at end insert “and the reasons of the person making the

 

recommendations”

Clause 22

21

Page 13, line 15, leave out “(other than a development plan document)”

22

Page 13, line 19, at end insert—

 

“(c)   

any recommendations made by the person appointed to carry out

 

the independent examination of the document.”

23

Page 13, line 20, leave out subsections (2) to (4)

Clause 26

24

Page 15, line 19, after “recommendations” insert “and reasons”

25

Page 15, line 23, at end insert—

 

“( )   

The Secretary of State must give reasons for anything he does in pursuance

 

of subsection (4).”

Clause 37

26

Page 20, line 28, at end insert—

 

“( )   

For the purposes of any area in Greater London, the development plan

 

prior to the publication by the Mayor of London of a new spatial

 

development strategy in accordance with section 341(1)(b) of the Greater

 

London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29) (alteration or replacement) is the unitary

 

development plan adopted in accordance with the principal Act.”

27

Page 20, line 29, at beginning insert “Thereafter,”

Clause 38

28

Page 21, line 24, leave out “a view to” and insert “the objective of”


 

(  4  )

 

Clause 39

29

Page 23, line 5, after “unsatisfactory” insert “—

 

(a)”   

30

Page 23, line 7, at end insert—

 

“(b)   

if it gives such a direction it must state its reasons for doing so.”

31

Page 23, line 13, after “authority” insert “—

 

(a)”   

32

Page 23, line 14, at end insert—

 

“(b)   

must, if it revokes a local development order, state its reasons for

 

doing so.”

Clause 41

33

Leave out Clause 41

Clause 42

34

Page 26, line 29, at end insert—

 

“(5)   

A development order must require that an application for planning

 

permission of such description as is specified in the order must be

 

accompanied by such of the following as is so specified—

 

(a)   

a statement about the design principles and concepts that

 

have been applied to the development;

 

(b)   

a statement about how issues relating to access to the

 

development have been dealt with.

 

(6)   

The form and content of a statement mentioned in subsection (5) is

 

such as is required by the development order.”

35

Page 27, line 19, at end insert—

 

“(b)   

the form or content of any document or other matter which

 

accompanies the application.”

36

Page 27, line 30, at end insert—

 

“( )   

In section 10 of that Act after subsection (3) there are inserted the following

 

subsections—

 

“(4)   

The regulations must require that an application for listed building

 

consent of such description as is prescribed must be accompanied

 

by such of the following as is prescribed—

 

(a)   

a statement about the design principles and concepts that

 

have been applied to the works;

 

(b)   

a statement about how issues relating to access to the

 

building have been dealt with.

 

(5)   

The form and content of a statement mentioned in subsection (4) is

 

such as is prescribed.””

Clause 43

37

Page 28, line 10, leave out “a” and insert “more than one”


 
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