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The Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 Regulations 2024

01 March 2024

Amends/Commences: Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023 (c.55)

Comes into force: Various dates, as listed below:

Jurisdiction: UK

Various parts of the Act came into force on 31st January 2024:

  • Section 78 (capital finance risk management);

  • Section 81 (alteration of street names: England);

  • Section 94 (national development management policies: meaning);

  • Section 106, paragraph (q) (street votes);

  • Section 107 (street votes: community infrastructure levy);

  • Section 123 (duty in relation to self-build and custom housebuilding);

  • Section 129 (hazardous substances consent: connected applications to the Secretary of State);

  • Section 140 (enforcement of community infrastructure levy);

  • Section 180 (acquisition by local authorities for purpose of regeneration);

  • Section 181 (online publicity), so far as it confers a power to make regulations;

  • Section 184, paragraph (r) (corresponding provision for purchases by Ministers);

  • Section 185 (time limits for implementation);

  • Section 186 (agreement to vary vesting date);

  • Section 187 (common standards for compulsory purchase data);

  • Section 188 (‘no-scheme’ principle: minor amendments);

  • Schedule 5 (alteration of street names: consequential amendments);

  • Schedule 9, paragraph 1, sub-paragraphs (6) to (10) (street votes; minor and consequential amendments); and

  • Schedule 19, paragraph 1 (compulsory purchase: corresponding provision for purchases by Ministers).

Section 135 relating to biodiversity net gain came into force on 12th February 2024.

Section 190 relating to the power to require prospects of planning permission being ignored in England comes into force on 30th April 2024.

Section 189 relating to prospects of planning permission for alternative development comes into force on 31st January 2025.

There are no changes to duties for organisations. 

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