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Integrated Impact Assessment 

A number of statutory and non-statutory assessments will inform the preparation of NPF4.

A number of statutory and non-statutory assessments will inform the preparation of NPF4 and we are inviting comments on our Integrated Impact Assessment Reports alongside the draft NPF4.  We will also publish a post adoption statement on how these assessments have informed the development of the final Framework.

Integrated Impact Assessment Reports

We have also published the following supporting information:

To support policy development, we previously published the following documents:

Scoping

To inform our early engagement period we published the following scoping information in January 2020:

Data protection impact assessment

This Data Protection Impact Assessment (PDF 371KB) considers the privacy implications associated with the consultation arrangements undertaken by the Scottish Government’s Planning and Architecture Division.

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The Draft National Planning Framework 4

Read the draft on gov.scot Take part in the consultation

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2021