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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 - Local Authority Functions Under Part 4 Guidance

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ISBN9781785445163
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJuly 09, 2015

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ISBN 978 1 78544 516 3 (Web only publication)
PPDAS 40124

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Contents

Executive Summary

1. Part 4 of the Act - General
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Section 56 - General power to manage flood risk
1.3 Local Flood Risk Management Plans
1.4 Emergency works
1.5 Flood protection measures outwith the Local Flood Risk Management Plan
1.6 Carrying out flood protection work
1.7 Works outwith local authority's area
1.8 Limits of general power: statutory undertakings
1.9 Section 59 - Clearance and repair works
1.10 Section 60 - flood protection schemes
1.11 Contents of a flood protection scheme
1.12 Assessment of environmental effects
1.13 Environmental impacts and other considerations
1.14 Planning Permission
1.15 Deemed planning permission for scheme work
1.16 Orders under the Land Drainage (Scotland) Act 1958
1.17 Repeal of the Flood Prevention (Scotland) Act 1961
1.18 Land
1.18.1 Information about ownership etc. of land
1.18.2 Powers of entry
1.18.3 Compensation
1.18.4 Acquisition of land
1.18.5 Abandonment, retreat and long term management
1.19 General
1.19.1 Registers of Flood Protection / Prevention Schemes
1.19.2 Damage to certain flood protection work
1.19.3 Recovery of expenses
1.19.4 Duty to carry out clearance and repair works

2. Guidance on taking forward flood protection schemes
2.1 Taking forward a flood protection scheme
2.2 General
2.3 Land
2.4 Description of the operations
2.5 Variation or Revocation of an Improvement Order (where applicable)
2.6 Cost
2.7 Plans
2.8 Signatures
2.9 The statutory process
2.10 Notification of flood protection schemes
2.11 Public inspection of scheme proposal
2.12 Publishing the Scheme
2.13 Objections
2.14 Scheme where no valid objections received
2.15 Schemes attracting objections
2.16 Preliminary decision following objections
2.17 Notice of preliminary decision to the Scottish Ministers
2.18 Withdrawal of objections following a preliminary decision to confirm a scheme with modification
2.19 Decisions in relation to flood protection schemes with environmental statements
2.20 Ministerial call-in
2.21 Ministerial consideration of proposed Scheme
2.22 Public local inquiry
2.23 Local authority hearing to consider proposed scheme
2.24 Final decision following preliminary decision
2.25 Notice of final decision
2.26 Post-confirmation.
2.27 Commencement of Scheme
2.28 Appeals
2.29 Managing changes

3. Case studies

4. Appendices
4.1 Appendix A - Flow chart of legal process of Flood Protection Scheme
4.2 Appendix B - Model outline Scheme
4.3 Appendix C - Public Notice Examples - Selkirk Scheme
4.4 Appendix D - Land Drainage Orders
4.5 Appendix E - 'Interest in Land' and 'Land affected'
4.6 Appendix F - Example of VOA correspondence compensation
4.7 Appendix G - Code of practice for hearings
4.8 Appendix H - Modifications and Managing Change - Post Scheme Approval
4.9 Appendix I - List of Key Stages
4.10 Appendix J - Links to legislation
4.11 Appendix K - Glossary
4.12 Appendix L - Acknowledgements