Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010

78.

Amendment of Seventh Schedule to Principal Act.

78.— The Seventh Schedule to the Principal Act (inserted by section 5 of the Act of 2006) is amended—

( a) in paragraph 1 by the substitution of:

“An installation for the harnessing of wind power for energy production (a wind farm) with more than 25 turbines or having a total output greater than 50 megawatts.”

for:

“An installation for the harnessing of wind power for energy production (a wind farm) with more than 50 turbines or having a total output greater than 100 megawatts.”,

( b) in paragraph 2 by the substitution of:

“A harbour or port installation (which may include facilities in the form of loading or unloading areas, vehicle queuing and parking areas, ship repair areas, areas for berthing or dry docking of ships, areas for the weighing, handling or transport of goods or the movement or transport of passengers (including customs or passport control facilities), associated administrative offices or other similar facilities directly related to and forming an integral part of the installation)—

( a) where the area or additional area of water enclosed would be 20 hectares or more, or

( b) which would involve the reclamation of 5 hectares or more of land, or

( c) which would involve the construction of one or more quays which or each of which would exceed 100 metres in length, or

( d) which would enable a vessel of over 1350 tonnes to enter within it.”

for

“A harbour or port installation—

( a) where the area or additional area of water enclosed would be 20 hectares or more, or

( b) which would involve the reclamation of 5 hectares or more of land, or

( c) which would involve the construction of one or more quays which or each of which would exceed 100 metres in length, or

( d) which would enable a vessel of over 1350 tonnes to enter within it.”,

and

( c) by the insertion of the following paragraph after paragraph 3:

“Health Infrastructure

4. Development comprising or for the purposes of the following:

—A health care facility providing in-patient services, but excluding a development which is predominantly for the purpose of providing care services within the meaning given to that term by section 3 of the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009.”.