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Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2701

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

203

 

Page  107,  line  34  [Clause  175],  leave out from ‘London,’ to end of line 35.

 


 

Dan Rogerson

 

Tom Brake

 

309

 

Page  108,  line  10  [Clause  176],  leave out from ‘it,’ to end of line 13 and insert—

 

‘(c)    

the amount of CIL is determined contingent on a projected time period

 

during which development will take place, with particular reference to

 

when development is expected to complete (“the completion date”), and

 

(d)    

charging authorities may reassess the amount of CIL payable if

 

development is not complete more than 12 months after the completion

 

date.’.

 

Mr Clive Betts

 

314

 

Page  108,  line  13  [Clause  176],  at end insert ‘, and

 

(d)    

CIL is not payable by incorporated companies whose primary purpose is

 

the provision and operation of infrastructure and whose profits are

 

applied solely for that purpose.’.

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

293

 

Page  108  [Clause  176],  leave lines 35 to 37.

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

295

 

Page  108,  line  42  [Clause  177],  leave out ‘determining the amount of CIL’ and

 

insert ‘those authorities empowered to charge CIL to determine the amount of CIL by

 

reference to rates or criteria in a development plan document’.

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

296

 

Page  108,  line  43  [Clause  177],  leave out subsection (2).

 


 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

294

 

Page  109,  line  13  [Clause  177],  leave out paragraph (b) and insert—

 

‘(b)    

to have regard to not prejudicing the supply of land planned in the

 

development plan;’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2702

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

204

 

Page  109,  line  21  [Clause  177],  at end insert—

 

‘(da)    

to have regard, to the extent and in the manner specified by the

 

regulations, to other actual or expected sources of funding for

 

infrastructure;’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

205

 

Page  109,  line  45  [Clause  177],  after ‘for’, insert ‘differential rates, which may

 

include provision for supplementary charges, increased rates or’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

206

 

Page  110,  line  2  [Clause  178],  leave out ‘collects’ and insert ‘charges’.

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

297

 

Page  110,  line  32  [Clause  178],  at end insert—

 

‘(d)    

require authorities to use best endeavours to deliver the infrastructure

 

funded by CIL;

 

(e)    

require all other providers of infrastructure involved in the delivery of

 

infrastructure funded by CIL to use best endeavours to assist in delivering

 

the infrastructure.’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

207

 

Page  111,  line  1  [Clause  178],  leave out ‘the’ and insert ‘actual or expected’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

208

 

Page  111,  line  25  [Clause  179],  at end insert—

 

‘(7)    

Regulations under this section may make provision about the source of payments

 

in respect of Crown interests.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

209

 

Page  111,  line  29  [Clause  180],  leave out ‘and the regulations may,’ and insert—

 

‘(2A)    

The regulations may,’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

210

 

Page  111,  line  36  [Clause  180],  at end insert—

 

‘(ea)    

conferring a power of entry onto land;

 

(eb)    

requiring the provision of information;’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2703

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

211

 

Page  111,  line  39  [Clause  180],  after ‘information’, insert ‘or failure to provide

 

information’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

212

 

Page  111,  line  40  [Clause  180],  at end insert—

 

‘(fa)    

conferring power to prosecute an offence;’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

213

 

Page  111,  line  42  [Clause  180],  at end insert—

 

‘(h)    

conferring jurisdiction on a court to grant injunctive or other relief to

 

enforce a provision of the regulations (including a provision included in

 

reliance on this section).’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

214

 

Page  112,  line  3  [Clause  180],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

Regulations under this section creating a criminal offence may not provide for—

 

(a)    

a maximum fine exceeding £20,000 on summary conviction,

 

(b)    

a maximum term of imprisonment exceeding 6 months on summary

 

conviction, or

 

(c)    

a maximum term of imprisonment exceeding 2 years on conviction on

 

indictment.

 

(5)    

The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (4) to reflect

 

commencement of section 283 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

215

 

Page  112,  line  3  [Clause  180],  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

In this Part a reference to administrative expenses in connection with CIL

 

includes a reference to enforcement expenses.’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

216

 

Page  112,  line  34  [Clause  182],  leave out from ‘include’ to ‘amending’ in line 35

 

and insert ‘provision of a kind permitted by section 190(3)(b) (and incidental,

 

supplemental or consequential provision may include provision disapplying, modifying

 

the effect of or’.

 


 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

217

 

Page  113,  line  4  [Clause  183],  after ‘charging’, insert ‘or other’.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2704

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

218

 

Page  113,  line  5  [Clause  183],  leave out ‘charging’.

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

219

 

Page  113,  line  11  [Clause  183],  after ‘effectiveness’, insert ‘, or increasing the

 

use,’.

 


 

new clauses and amendments to clauses relating to functions of the

 

infrastructure planning commission or the secretary of state in

 

relation to applications for orders granting development consent

 

Intervention: defence and national security

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Section 103 applies by virtue of this section if—

 

(a)    

an application is made for an order granting development consent,

 

(b)    

the Commission has accepted the application and has received a

 

certificate under section 55(2) in relation to the application, and

 

(c)    

the Secretary of State is satisfied that intervention by the Secretary of

 

State would be in the interests of defence or national security.’.

 


 

Effect of intervention

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies if the Secretary of State gives a direction under section

 

103(1) in relation to an application.

 

(2)    

The Secretary of State has the functions of—

 

(a)    

examining the application, and

 

(b)    

deciding the application.

 

(3)    

The Secretary of State may discharge the function of examining the application

 

by—

 

(a)    

directing the Commission to examine such matters as may be specified

 

by the Secretary of State;

 

(b)    

conducting an examination of any matters in relation to which a direction

 

under paragraph (a) is not given.

 

(4)    

Schedule [Examination of applications by Secretary of State] makes provision in

 

relation to the Secretary of State’s function of examining an application under this

 

section.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2705

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

(5)    

An examination under subsection (3)(a) is to be conducted in accordance with

 

paragraph 1 of Schedule [Examination of applications by Secretary of State].

 

(6)    

An examination under subsection (3)(b) is to be conducted in accordance with

 

paragraph 2 of Schedule [Examination of applications by Secretary of State].

 

(7)    

Rules under paragraph 3 of Schedule [Examination of applications by Secretary

 

of State] must provide for a deadline for the completion by the Secretary of State

 

of—

 

(a)    

the examination of the application under subsection (2)(a);

 

(b)    

the examination of any matters under subsection (3)(b).

 

(8)    

The Secretary of State’s examination of the application is a statutory inquiry for

 

the purposes of Schedule 7 to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

 

(functions etc. of Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council).

 

(9)    

Subsection (5) of section 250 of the Local Government Act 1972 (provisions

 

about costs applying where Minister causes a local inquiry to be held) applies in

 

relation to the Secretary of State’s examination of the application as it applies in

 

relation to an inquiry under that section, but with references to the Minister

 

causing the inquiry to be held being read as references to the Secretary of State.

 

    

This is subject to subsection (10).

 

(10)    

Subsections (6) to (8) of section 210 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act

 

1973 (provisions about expenses applying where Minister causes a local inquiry

 

to be held) apply in relation to the Secretary of State’s examination of the

 

application in so far as relating to a hearing held in Scotland as they apply in

 

relation to an inquiry under that section, but with references to the Minister

 

causing the inquiry to be held being read as references to the Secretary of State.

 

(11)    

In subsection (10) “hearing” means—

 

(a)    

any meeting or hearing that the Secretary of State causes to be held for

 

the purposes of the Secretary of State’s examination of the application, or

 

(b)    

a site visit.’.

 


 

Development for which development consent may be granted

 

Secretary Hazel Blears

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Development consent may be granted for development which is—

 

(a)    

development for which development consent is required, or

 

(b)    

associated development.

 

(2)    

“Associated development” means development which—

 

(a)    

is associated with the development within subsection (1)(a) (or any part

 

of it),

 

(b)    

is not the construction or extension of one or more dwellings, and

 

(c)    

is within subsection (3) or (3).

 

(3)    

Development is within this subsection if it is to be carried out wholly in one or

 

more of the following areas—

 

(a)    

England;

 

(b)    

waters adjacent to England up to the seaward limits of the territorial sea;


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2706

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

(c)    

in the case of development in the field of energy, a Renewable Energy

 

Zone, except any part of a Renewable Energy Zone in relation to which

 

the Scottish Ministers have functions.

 

(4)    

Development is within this subsection if—

 

(a)    

it is to be carried out wholly in Wales,

 

(b)    

it is the carrying out or construction of surface works, boreholes or pipes,

 

and

 

(c)    

the development within subsection (1)(a)with which it is associated is

 

development within section 16(3).

 

(5)    

To the extent that development consent is granted for associated development,

 

section 31 applies to the development as it applies to development for which

 

development consent is required.

 

(6)    

In deciding whether development is associated development, a Panel or the

 

Council must have regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State.’.

 


 

Independent third party oversight of consultation

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Tom Brake

 

NC7

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The provisions of this section apply to Chapter 2 of Part 5 of this Act.

 

(2)    

The Commission shall appoint for each applicant an independent third party (“the

 

third party”) to oversee the pre-application procedure.

 

(3)    

The third party shall advise the applicant as to the appropriate form of

 

consultation to be set out in the applicant’s statement under section 45(1) of this

 

Act.

 

(4)    

The applicant shall have regard to advice given by the third party under

 

subsection (3).

 

(5)    

The third party may undertake to carry out any such consultation under section

 

45(7) of this Act, on behalf of the applicant, as the third party considers

 

appropriate.

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State shall agree arrangements to meet the cost of consultation

 

undertaken by the third party under subsection (5).

 

(7)    

The Commission may make arrangements on behalf of the Secretary of State

 

under subsection (6).

 

(8)    

Costs agreed under subsection (6) may be met by—

 

(a)    

the applicant,

 

(b)    

the Commission, or

 

(c)    

the Secretary of State.

 

(9)    

Subsection (7) shall not apply where costs are to be met by the Secretary of State

 

under subsection (8)(c), except where the Secretary of State has indicated

 

otherwise.’.

 



 
 

Notices of Amendments: 23rd June 2008                  

2707

 

Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Legal challenges relating to nuisance etc.

 

Mr Clive Betts

 

NC39

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘No proceedings, whether criminal or civil, in nuisance and no civil proceedings

 

in respect of the escape of things from land, other than proceedings for breach of

 

statutory duty, may be brought in relation to development, works or operations

 

authorised by an order granting development consent.’.

 


 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr David Jones

 

5

 

Page  1,  line  5  [Clause  1],  at end insert ‘for the purpose of advising the Secretary of

 

State on applications for orders granting development consent’.

 

Dan Rogerson

 

Tom Brake

 

68

 

Page  1,  line  7  [Clause  1],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Decisions taken by the Commission as part of any function conferred on it shall

 

be subject to confirmation by the Secretary of State.’.

 

Mr John Grogan

 

Mr Paul Truswell

 

Mr David Drew

 

Kate Hoey

 

David Taylor

 

John McDonnell

 

Total signatories: 12

 

Lynne Jones

 

Mrs Linda Riordan

 

Mr Gordon Prentice

 

Jeremy Corbyn

 

Kelvin Hopkins

 

Graham Stringer

 

339

 

Parliamentary Star    

Page  1,  line  7  [Clause  1],  at end insert—

 

‘(2A)    

Decisions taken by the Commission as part of any function conferred on it shall

 

be subject to confirmation by the Secretary of State.

 

(2B)    

The Secretary of State must decide whether or not to confirm any such decision

 

by the end of the period of six months beginning with the day after the day on

 

which the Secretary of State received the decision.’.

 



 
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