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Publication - Report

Surface coal mine restoration: final report to opencast coal task force

Published: 17 Nov 2015
Part of:
Energy, Environment and climate change
ISBN:
9781785448355

Final report on regulation by Scottish Opencast Coal Task Force's compliance and finance subgroups.

113 page PDF

2.7MB

113 page PDF

2.7MB

Contents
Surface coal mine restoration: final report to opencast coal task force
GLOSSARY

113 page PDF

2.7MB

GLOSSARY

Breach of condition

An action leading to breaking the terms of a condition in a planning permission and depending on the severity of the breach, leading to a requirement to remedy the breach either by agreement or powers available under the enforcement action regime.

CfD

Contracts for difference. See this website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/electricity-market-reform-contracts-for-difference

CCS

Carbon capture and storage of CO2.

CIPFA

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, is the professional body for people in public finance.

CLC

A community liaison committee.

CoalPro

Confederation of UK coal producers. http://www.coalpro.co.uk/index.shtml

Consultation authorities

The organisations consulted under statutory requirement in strategic environmental assessment ( SEA). They are Historic Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Scottish Natural Heritage.

COSLA

The Convention of Scottish Local Authorities.

DECC

The UK Government's Department of Energy and Climate Change.

Direct action

In enforcement of planning control, where a person does not fully comply with an enforcement notice, planning authorities have 'default' powers to enter land and carry out any unfulfilled requirements of a notice themselves.

HOPS

Heads of Planning Scotland ( HoPS) is the representative organisation for senior planning officers from Scotland's local authorities, national park authorities and strategic development planning authorities.

LPA

A term for local planning authority in England and Wales. In Scotland the correct term is planning authority.

Primary authority Scottish regulators listed in Schedule 1 of the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014

Accountant in Bankruptcy

Food Standards Agency

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Local authorities (excluding planning authority functions)

Scottish Charity Regulator

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Scottish Housing Regulator

Scottish Natural Heritage

Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland

VisitScotland

Responsible Authority

The term used for the owner of the plan, policy or programme under strategic environmental assessment.

Section 75 agreement

An agreement entered into by a planning authority with any person interested in land for the purpose of restricting or regulating the use of land either permanently or during such period as may be prescribed by the agreements (Section 75 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997) as amended.

Section 96 agreement

An agreement in terms of Section 96 of The Roads (Scotland) Act 1984 if it is considered likely that extraordinary expenses may be incurred as a result of heavy vehicles travelling on local roads to and from the site.

SEPA

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SNH

Scottish Natural Heritage

SOCA

Scottish Opencast Communities Alliance.

SOLACE

Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers http://www.solace.org.uk/branches/branch_scotland/

SOLAR

The Society of Local Authority Lawyers & Administrators in Scotland http://www.solarscotland.org.uk/


Contact

Email: Graham Marchbank