Electricity - necessary wayleaves: guidance for applicants, landowners and occupiers – 2022 update

Guidance on the procedure adopted by the Scottish Ministers in receiving and determining applications by network operators under the Electricity Act 1989 for necessary wayleaves, to retain or place electric lines on land. The guidance was updated in March 2022.

Supporting documents

Applications to the Scottish Ministers for the grant of a Necessary Wayleave in Scotland: Guidance for applicants, landowners and occupiers

Application for Necessary Wayleave 2022

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