The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 was unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament on the 1st April 2020. It introduced a range of emergency powers to mitigate the widespread impact of the virus.

Following on from an article by Craig Wallace on the ‘Implications of the Act’ for the planning system, we were keen to update you further and let you know that the Town and Country Planning (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 comes into force today (Friday 24 April 2020).