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Better Regulation Bill consultation

The Scottish Government is currently consulting on proposals to be included as part of the Better Regulation Bill which aims to improve the regulatory landscape and the way regulations are applied in practice across Scotland.


Proposals include:

  • Extending statutory review mechanisms to challenges against Scottish Ministers' decisions in infrastructure projects
  • Linking planning application fees to the performance of the Planning Authority
  • Common commencement dates (e.g. April and October)
  • Reviews and ‘sunsetting’ of regulation
  • Defining and implementing national standards and systems 

Scottish Land & Estates will be responding to this consultation and encourages members to send comments on any of the proposals or specific consultation questions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by Wednesday 17th October 2012 for inclusion in our response.

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