Lords amendment: No. 114, in page 111, line 24, at end insert—
(4A) In relation to an urban development corporation which is the local planning authority by virtue of an order under subsection (1) above, section 270 of the 1971 Act (application to local planning authorities of provisions as to planning control and enforcement) shall have effect for the purposes of Part III of the 1971 Act prescribed by that order, and in relation to the kinds of development so prescribed, as if—
§ Mr. Fox
Amendment No. 114 clears up an anomaly in the Bill, whereby an urban development corporation cannot, under the present provisions, have recourse to the power under section 270 of the Town and Country Planning Act 401 1971 available to a local authority acting as a local planning authority. The amendment will enable an urban development corporation similarly to obtain deemed planning permission for the development of land in respect of which it is made a local planning authority by order under clause 134(1).
Amendment No. 115 will enable an urban development corporation in Scotland to obtain deemed planning permission for the development of land for which it is made the planning authority under clause 143(5).
§ Question put and agreed to.
§ Lords Amendment No. 115 agreed to.