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(ii)    

by sending it by post, addressed to the secretary or clerk of the

 

company or body at that office,

 

(iii)    

by sending it in a prepaid registered letter or, or by the recorded

 

delivery service, addressed to the secretary or clerk of the

 

company or body at that office.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

231

 

Page  115,  line  33  [Clause  187],  leave out ‘or given’ and insert ‘, given or supplied’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

232

 

Page  115,  line  35  [Clause  187],  leave out from ‘(4)’ to end of line 36 and insert—

 

    

Subsection (1)(ba), (d) and (e)(ii) do not apply to the service, giving or supply of

 

any of the following—

 

(a)    

notice under section 50(4)(b);

 

(b)    

a compulsory acquisition notice under section 121;

 

(c)    

notice under section 136(3);

 

(d)    

an information notice under section 140;

 

(e)    

a notice of unauthorised development under section 142.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

233

 

Page  115,  line  38  [Clause  187],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

This section is subject to any contrary provision made by or under this Act.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

234

 

Page  115,  line  41  [Clause  188],  after ‘on’, insert ‘or given or supplied to’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

235

 

Page  116,  line  1  [Clause  188],  after ‘on’, insert ‘or given or supplied to’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

236

 

Page  116,  line  3  [Clause  188],  after ‘served’, insert ‘, given or supplied’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

237

 

Page  116,  line  9  [Clause  188],  leave out from ‘sent’ to end of line 10 and insert ‘—

 

(i)    

in the case of a notice mentioned in section 187(4), in the manner

 

specified in section 187(1)(a), (b) or (c), and

 

(ii)    

in any other case, in the manner specified in section 187(1)(a),

 

(b), (ba) or (c).’.


 
 

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Secretary Hazel Blears

 

238

 

Page  116,  line  19  [Clause  188],  after ‘given’, insert ‘or supplied’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

239

 

Page  116,  line  22  [Clause  188],  leave out ‘or give’ and insert ‘, give or supply’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

240

 

Page  116,  line  24  [Clause  188],  after ‘on’, insert ‘or given or supplied to’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

241

 

Page  116,  line  30  [Clause  188],  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

This section is subject to any contrary provision made by or under this Act.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

242

 

Page  116,  line  32  [Clause  189],  after ‘on’, insert ‘or given or supplied to’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

243

 

Page  116,  line  33  [Clause  189],  after ‘on’, insert ‘or given or supplied to’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

244

 

Page  116,  line  34  [Clause  189],  after ‘service’, insert ‘, giving or supply’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

245

 

Page  116,  line  35  [Clause  189],  at end insert—

 

‘(3)    

For the purposes of this section “the Crown” includes—

 

(a)    

the Duchy of Lancaster;

 

(b)    

the Duchy of Cornwall;

 

(c)    

the Speaker of the House of Lords;

 

(d)    

the Speaker of the House of Commons;

 

(e)    

the Corporate Officer of the House of Lords;

 

(f)    

the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons.’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

247

 

Page  117,  line  10  [Clause  190],  after ‘145(1)’, insert ‘, [Power to make provision in

 

relation to Wales](5)’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

248

 

Page  117,  line  11  [Clause  190],  after ‘134(3)’, insert ‘, [Power to make provision in


 
 

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relation to Wales](5)’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

249

 

Page  117,  line  32  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘“alteration”, in relation to a highway, includes stopping up the highway or

 

diverting, improving, raising or lowering it;’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

250

 

Page  118,  line  20  [Clause  193],  leave out ‘has the same meaning as in’ and insert

 

‘and “harbour authority” have the meanings given by’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

251

 

Page  118,  line  25  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘“improvement”, in relation to a highway, has the meaning given by section

 

329(1) of the Highways Act 1980;’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

252

 

Page  118,  line  29  [Clause  193],  leave out from ‘to’ to end of line 31 and insert ‘Part

 

7 must be read in accordance with section [Interpretation: land and rights over land].

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

253

 

Page  119,  line  10  [Clause  193],  leave out ‘or proposed highway’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

254

 

Page  119,  line  15  [Clause  193],  leave out ‘or proposed highway’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

255

 

Page  119,  line  23  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

A reference in this Act to a right over land includes a reference to a right to do, or

 

to place and maintain, anything in, on or under land or in the air-space above its

 

surface.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

256

 

Page  119,  line  23  [Clause  193],  at end insert—

 

‘(2)    

Subsection (3) applies to the question of which parts of waters up to the seaward

 

limits of the territorial sea—

 

(a)    

are adjacent to Wales (and, in consequence, are not adjacent to England),

 

or


 
 

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(b)    

are not adjacent to Wales (and, in consequence, are adjacent to England).

 

(3)    

The question is to be determined by reference to an order or Order in Council

 

made under or by virtue of section 158(3) or (4) of the Government of Wales Act

 

2006 (apportionment of sea areas) if, or to the extent that, the order or Order in

 

Council is expressed to apply—

 

(a)    

by virtue of this subsection, for the purposes of this Act, or

 

(b)    

if no provision has been made by virtue of paragraph (a), for the general

 

or residual purposes of that Act.

 

(4)    

Subsection (5) applies to the question of which parts of waters up to the seaward

 

limits of the territorial sea—

 

(a)    

are adjacent to Scotland (and, in consequence, are not adjacent to

 

England), or

 

(b)    

are not adjacent to Scotland (and, in consequence, are adjacent to

 

England).

 

(5)    

The question is to be determined by reference to an Order in Council made under

 

section 126(2) of the Scotland Act 1998 if, or to the extent that, the Order in

 

Council is expressed to apply—

 

(a)    

by virtue of this subsection, for the purposes of this Act, or

 

(b)    

if no provision has been made by virtue of paragraph (a), for the general

 

or residual purposes of that Act.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

257

 

Page  119,  line  25  [Clause  194],  leave out ‘following modifications’ and insert

 

‘modifications set out in Schedule [Application of Act to Scotland: modifications]’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

258

 

Page  119,  line  27  [Clause  194],  leave out subsections (2) to (13).

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

259

 

Page  121,  line  16  [Clause  195],  at end insert—

 

‘(6)    

In this section any reference to an Act (other than this Act) includes a reference

 

to an Act of the Scottish Parliament.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

260

 

Page  121,  line  31  [Clause  198],  leave out ‘section 165’ and insert ‘sections 165,

 

166, [Power to make provision in relation to Wales] and [Wales: transitional provision in

 

relation to blighted land]’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

262

 

Page  122,  line  5  [Clause  199],  at end insert—

 

‘(za)    

the provisions of Parts 1 to 8 which—


 
 

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(i)    

confer power to make orders (other than orders granting

 

development consent), regulations or rules, or

 

(ii)    

make provision about what is (or is not) permitted to be done, or

 

what is required to be done, in the exercise of any such power;’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

263

 

Page  122,  line  7  [Clause  199],  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Nothing in subsection (1)(za) affects the operation of section 13 of the

 

Interpretation Act 1978 in relation to this Act.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

264

 

Page  122,  line  13  [Clause  199],  leave out from ‘153’ to the end and insert ‘[Power

 

to decline to determine applications: amendments], 160, 163(1) and (3), 164, 165, 169 to

 

172;

 

(aa)    

paragraphs 1, 2(1) and (2), 3(1), (2) and (4) and 4 to 6 of Schedule [Power

 

to decline to determine applications: amendments];

 

(ab)    

Schedules 3 and 6;’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

265

 

Page  122,  line  21  [Clause  199],  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Section [Wales: transitional provision in relation to blighted land] comes into

 

force in accordance with subsection (5) of that section.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

266

 

Page  122,  line  22  [Clause  199],  leave out ‘Section 173 comes’ and insert ‘Sections

 

166(2) to (5), 173, [Power to make provision in relation to Wales] and [Community

 

Infrastructure Levy: repeals] (together with related entries in Schedule 7), and paragraph

 

7 of Schedule [Power to decline to determine applications: amendments], come’.

 


 

new schedules

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

NS2

 

To move the following Schedule:—

 

‘Correction of errors in development consent decisions

 

Correction of errors

 

1    (1)  

This paragraph applies if—

 

(a)    

the decision-maker makes an order granting development consent, or

 

refuses development consent, and

 

(b)    

the decision document contains a correctable error.

 

      (2)  

The decision document is—

 

(a)    

in the case of an order granting development consent, the order;


 
 

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(b)    

in the case of a refusal of development consent, the document

 

recording the refusal.

 

      (3)  

A correctable error is an error or omission which—

 

(a)    

is in a part of the decision document which records the decision, and

 

(b)    

is not part of the statement of reasons for the decision.

 

      (4)  

The appropriate authority may correct the error or omission if (but only if), the

 

conditions in sub-paragraphs (5) and (7) are met.

 

            

This is subject to sub-paragraph (8).

 

      (5)  

The condition is that, before the end of the relevant period—

 

(a)    

the appropriate authority receives a written request to correct the error

 

or omission from any person, or

 

(b)    

the appropriate authority sends a statement in writing to the applicant

 

which explains the error or omission and states that the appropriate

 

authority is considering making the correction.

 

      (6)  

The relevant period is—

 

(a)    

if the decision document is an order granting development consent, the

 

period specified in section 108(1)(b);

 

(b)    

if the decision document is the document recording a refusal of

 

development consent, the period specified in section 108(2)(b).

 

      (7)  

The condition is that the appropriate authority informs each relevant local

 

planning authority that the request mentioned in sub-paragraph (5)(a) has been

 

received or the statement mentioned in sub-paragraph (5)(b) has been sent (as

 

the case may be).

 

      (8)  

The power conferred by sub-paragraph (4) may not be exercised in relation to

 

provision included in an order granting development consent by virtue of any

 

of paragraphs 27 to 30 of Schedule [Provision relating to, or to matters

 

ancillary to, development] (deemed consent under Coast Protection Act 1949

 

and deemed licences under Food and Environment Protection Act 1985).

 

Correction notice

 

2    (1)  

If paragraph 1(5)(a) or (b) applies the appropriate authority must issue a notice

 

in writing (a “correction notice”) which—

 

(a)    

specifies the correction of the error or omission, or

 

(b)    

gives notice of the decision not to correct the error or omission.

 

      (2)  

The appropriate authority must issue the correction notice as soon as

 

practicable after making the correction or deciding not to make the correction.

 

      (3)  

The appropriate authority must give the correction notice to—

 

(a)    

the applicant,

 

(b)    

each person who was an interested party in relation to the application

 

for the order granting development consent for the purposes of

 

Chapter 4 of Part 6 (see section 95),

 

(c)    

each relevant local planning authority, and

 

(d)    

if the correction was requested by any other person, that person.

 

      (4)  

The Secretary of State may by order specify any other person or description of

 

person to whom a correction notice must be given.

 

Effect of a correction

 

3    (1)  

If a correction is made in pursuance of paragraph 1—

 

(a)    

the original decision and the decision document containing it continue

 

in force, and


 
 

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(b)    

the decision document is treated as corrected as specified in the

 

correction notice issued under paragraph 2 with effect from the date

 

the correction notice is issued.

 

      (2)  

If a correction is not made—

 

(a)    

the original decision continues to have full force and effect, and

 

(b)    

nothing in this Schedule affects anything done in pursuance of or in

 

respect of the original decision.

 

      (3)  

“The original decision” means the decision to—

 

(a)    

make an order granting development consent, or

 

(b)    

refuse development consent.

 

Interpretation

 

4          

In this Schedule—

 

“applicant” means the person who applied for the order granting

 

development consent to which the decision relates;

 

“appropriate authority” means—

 

(d)    

the Commission where the decision-maker is a Panel or the

 

Council;

 

(e)    

the Secretary of State where the decision-maker is the Secretary

 

of State;

 

“relevant local planning authority” means a local planning authority for all

 

or any part of the area in which the land to which the decision relates is

 

situated.’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

NS3

 

To move the following Schedule:—

 

‘Provision relating to, or to matters ancillary to, development

 

Part 1

 

The Matters

 

1          

The acquisition of land, compulsorily or by agreement.

 

2          

The creation, suspension or extinguishment of, or interference with, interests

 

in or rights over land (including rights of navigation over water), compulsorily

 

or by agreement.

 

3          

The abrogation or modification of agreements relating to land.

 

4          

Carrying out specified excavation, mining, quarrying or boring operations in a

 

specified area.

 

5          

The operation of a generating station.

 

6          

Keeping electric lines installed above ground.

 

7          

The use of underground gas storage facilities.

 

8          

The sale, exchange or appropriation of Green Belt land.

 

9          

Freeing land from any restriction imposed on it by or under the Green Belt

 

(London and Home Counties) Act 1938 (c. xciii), or by a covenant or other

 

agreement entered into for the purposes of that Act.


 
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