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    An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to special controls in respect of hazardous substances with amendments to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act makes provision for administration and enforcement in relation with the presence of hazardous substances in or over land.Various public bodies are appointed as authorities at state and local level for purposes of this Act. The Act prescribes that the presence of a hazardous substance on, over or under land requires the consent of the hazardous substances authority. For the purposes of this Act the Secretary of State shall by Regulations specify: (a) the substances that are hazardous substances; and (b) the quantity which is to be the controlled quantity of any such substance.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act to make provision in relation to planning; and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act provides the legislative basis for the reform of the Northern Ireland planning system. The reforms concern every aspect of planning, including how development plans are drawn up, how development proposals and applications are managed and the way in which these functions are delivered. The development plan and development management systems are modified so as to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Other significant changes are made in respect of planning appeals and enforcement.

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    This Act creates a new system of development permitting for nationally significant infrastructure projects. The new system covers certain types of energy, transport, water, waste water and waste projects. The Act establishes the Infrastructure Planning Commission, which will be responsible for examining applications for development consent for nationally significant infrastructure projects. The Commission may also confer upon developers certain rights for the purpose of facilitating a project.

  4. Library Resource
    Legislation
    March, 2016
    United Kingdom

    This Act provides rules concerning how property passes on a person‘s death. This includes reforms which relate to the rectification of wills; the effect of divorce, dissolution or annulment on a will or special destination; and the revival of a revoked will. It concerns, among other things, survivorship, the provision of new rules where there is uncertainty about the order of death, forfeiture, estate administration, protections for trustees and executors in certain circumstances and for persons acquiring title in good faith.

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    An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision as respects real burdens, servitudes and certain other obligations affecting land; to amend the law relating to the ranking of standard securities; and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    The Act stipulates rules for the creation, enforcement and extinction of real burdens, and special rules for community burdens and manager burdens. A “real burden” is an encumbrance on land constituted in favour of the owner of other land in that person's capacity as owner of that other land. Other burdens regulated by this Act include: Conservation burdens, community burdens, management burdens, rural housing burdens, maritime burdens, economic development burdens, and health care burdens.

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    The blight notice provisions in sections 149 to 171 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 enable persons holding certain interests in categories of land, specified in Schedule 13 to the Act (including land affected by certain planning and highway proposals), to require the appropriate authority to acquire their interest in the land.

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation
    United Kingdom, Europe, Northern Europe

    The Water Act 1989 sanctioned a major shift in the policy of the government towards severing the public utility function from the comprehensive scope of water management authority of the Regional Water Authorities operating in England and Wales, and entrusting it with limited public companies. The regulatory functions hitherto vested in the said authorities, augmented by the addition of regulatory functions with respect to navigation, river conservancy and harbours are vested in a National Rivers Authority.

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