The Infrastructure Planning (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2013/498

2013 No. 498

Infrastructure Planning

The Infrastructure Planning (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

Made 6th March 2013

Laid before Parliament 12th March 2013

Coming into force 6th April 2013

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 4 and 232(3) of the Planning Act 20081, makes the following Regulations:

S-1 Citation and commencement

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and come into force on 6th April 2013.

S-2 Amendment of the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010

Amendment of the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010

2.—(1) The Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 20102are amended as follows.

(2) For regulation 9(3) (meaning of relevant day), substitute—

S-3

“3 In this regulation “relevant day” means a day in the period beginning with the start day referred to in section 98(2) (timetable for examining, and reporting on, application) and ending with the completion of the examination, excluding—

(a) a Saturday or a Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a day which under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 is a bank holiday in England and Wales, unless any such day was required for the handling of the application;

(b) any day in respect of which in relation to the application there was a suspension under section 108 (suspension during review of national policy statement) or regulation 16 or 17 (accepted applications) of the Infrastructure Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 20093; or

(c) any day which, in relation to the application, the Secretary of State notifies the applicant under regulation 9(1) was not a relevant day due to sickness or such other circumstances as he may notify to the applicant.”

Nick Boles

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

6th March 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend the Infrastructure Planning (Fees) Regulations 2010 (“the 2010 Regulations”) and are intended to provide clarity about the days that can be counted in calculating the final payment for the handling of an application for development consent. Regulation 2(2) provides that any day during the examination period is a relevant day, subject to the stated exceptions. The amendment is not intended or expected to require any...

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