Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2018
Amendment of section 8 of Act of 2016
53. (1) Section 8 of the Act of 2016 is amended—
(a) in subsection (1)—
(i) by substituting the following subparagraph for subparagraph (i):
“(i) specifying the location of the proposed development and containing a brief description of the proposed development, including a description—
(I) of the number of houses, student accommodation units or shared accommodation units of which the proposed development is intended to consist, and
(II) in the case of student accommodation units or shared accommodation units, of—
(A) the combined number of bed spaces of which the proposed development is intended to consist, and
(B) any other uses to which those units are intended to be put,”,
(ii) by substituting “plan, or” for “plan, and” in paragraph (a)(iv)(I), and
(iii) by substituting “appropriate authority” for “prescribed authority” in paragraph (c),
(b) in subsection (3)(c)(iii) by deleting “prospective”.
(2) This section comes into operation upon the passing of this Act.