1 Citation and commencement

(1)    This Order may be cited as the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (Consequential Amendments) (England) Order 2010.

(2)    This Order shall come into force on 1st April 2010.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see para (2) above.

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2 Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995

2Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995

(1)    The Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 1(2) (citation, commencement and interpretation) after the definition of “reserved matters” insert—

““responsible regional authority” has the same meaning as in section 72 (responsible regional authorities) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;”.

(3)    In article 2B(3)(a) (local development orders) for “the body recognised” to “regional planning body” substitute “the responsible regional authority”.

(4)    In article 10(2)(n) (consultations before the grant of permission)—

(a)    omit “section 7 and”; and

(b)    after the words “that Act” insert “in relation to London or a regional strategy within the meaning of section 70 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (regional strategy) in relation to the rest of England”.

(5)    In the heading to article 11 (consultation with RPB or county planning authority) in relation to England for “RPB” substitute “responsible regional authority”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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3 Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Development Plan) (England) Regulations 1999

3Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Development Plan) (England) Regulations 1999

(1)    The Town and Country Planning (Development Plan) (England) Regulations 1999 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) for the definition of “RSS” substitute ““regional strategy” has the same meaning as in Part 5 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;”.

(3)    In regulation 24A(11)(b) (further deposit of proposals) for “an RSS” substitute “a regional strategy”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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4 Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2004

4Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2004

(1)    The Town and Country Planning (Local Development) (England) Regulations 2004 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)—

(a)    for the definition of “regional planning body” substitute—

““regional strategy” has the same meaning as in section 70 (regional strategy) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;”;

(b)    after the definition of “relevant authority” insert—

““responsible regional authority” has the same meaning as in section 72 (responsible regional authorities) of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;”; and

(c)    in the definition of “specific consultation bodies”—

(i)    in paragraph (a) for “regional planning body” substitute “responsible regional authority”; and

(ii)    in paragraph (a)(viii) omit the words “is in or”.

(3)    In regulation 5(2)(b) (survey of areas: county councils) for “regional planning body” substitute “responsible regional authority”.

(4)    Omit regulation 15(1)(a) (local development documents: additional matters to which regard to be had).

(5)    In regulation 17(2)(d) (public participation) omit “(2)(b) or”.

(6)    In regulation 26(2)(d) (public participation in the preparation of a statement of community involvement) for “regional planning body” substitute “responsible regional authority”.

(7)    In regulation 28(4) (representations relating to a development plan document) omit “(6) or” and “RPBs and”.

(8)    In regulation 29(1) (conformity with regional strategy) omit “(2)(a) or”.

(9)    Omit regulation 29(2).

(10)    In regulation 40(2)(d) (section 21(4) directions (call-in): supplementary) omit “(2)(a) or”.

(11)    Omit regulation 40(2)(d)(i).

(12)    In regulation 45(1)(f) (Secretary of State's default power)—

(a)    for “RPB (if any)” substitute “responsible regional authority”; and

(b)    for “RSS” substitute “regional strategy”.

(13)    In regulation 45A(2) (provision supplementary to regulation 45) for “RPB” substitute “responsible regional authority”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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5 Amendment to the Town and Country Planning (Isles of Scilly) Order 2005

5Amendment to the Town and Country Planning (Isles of Scilly) Order 2005

Article 4(2) (exceptions, adaptations and modifications) of the Town and Country Planning (Isles of Scilly) Order 2005 is omitted.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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6 Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008

6Amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008

(1)    The Town and Country Planning (Mayor of London) Order 2008 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 6(2)(e) (Mayor's power to direct refusal of a PSI application) for “regional spatial strategy” substitute “regional strategy”.

(3)    For article 6(11) substitute—

“(11) For the purposes of paragraph (2), “regional strategy” has the same meaning as in section 70 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (regional strategy).”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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7 Amendments to the Local Government (Structural Changes) (Transitional Arrangements) (No 2) Regulations 2008

7Amendments to the Local Government (Structural Changes) (Transitional Arrangements) (No 2) Regulations 2008

(1)    The Local Government (Structural Changes) (Transitional Arrangements) (No 2) Regulations 2008 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 20 (modifications relevant to regional functions)—

(a)    in paragraph (1) for “Part 1 of the 2004 Act (regional functions)” substitute “Part 5 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (regional strategy)”;

(b)    in paragraph (1)(a) for “section 4(4) (assistance from certain local authorities)” substitute “section 71(3) (Leaders' Boards)”; and

(c)    in paragraph (1)(b) for “section 4(4)” substitute “section 71(3)”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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8 Amendments to the Infrastructure Planning (National Policy Statement Consultation) Regulations 2009

8Amendments to the Infrastructure Planning (National Policy Statement Consultation) Regulations 2009

(1)    The Infrastructure Planning (National Policy Statement Consultation) Regulations 2009 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 2 (interpretation)—

(a)    omit the definition of “regional planning body”; and

(b)    after the definition of “relevant Northern Ireland department” insert—

““responsible regional authority” has the same meaning as in section 72 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (responsible regional authorities);”.

(3)    In regulation 3(3)(d) (consultation) for “Regional planning bodies” substitute “responsible regional authorities”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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9 Amendments to the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009

9Amendments to the Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009

(1)    The Infrastructure Planning (Applications: Prescribed Forms and Procedure) Regulations 2009 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)—

(a)    omit the definition of “Regional Planning Body”; and

(b)    after the definition of “replacement land” insert—

““responsible regional authority” has the same meaning as in section 72 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (responsible regional authorities);”.

(3)    In Schedule 1 for “Regional Planning Body” substitute “responsible regional authority”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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10 Revocations

10Revocations

The following statutory instruments are revoked—

(a)    the Town and Country Planning (Regional Planning) (England) Regulations 2004;

(b)    the Town and Country Planning (Initial Regional Spatial Strategy) (England) Regulations 2004;

(c)    the Town and Country Planning (Regions) (National Parks) (England) Order 2004;

(d)    the Town and Country Planning (Regional Planning Guidance as Revision of Regional Spatial Strategy) Order 2004; and

(e)    the Town and Country Planning (Regions) (New Forest National Park) (England) Order 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1(2).

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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Rosie Winterton

Minister of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

1st March 2010

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes consequential amendments in connection with the commencement of Part 5 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (c 20) (regional strategy). No impact assessment has been produced for this Order as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.

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