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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 2APPEALS AND MATTERS REFERRED TO THE PLANNING APPEALS COMMISSION and 22(7).

PART IIAPPEALS AND MATTERS REFERRED UNDER ARTICLE 22

Reference of appeals in accordance with Article 22(6)(b)

3.—(1) This paragraph applies where, in accordance with paragraph (6)(b) of Article 22, the Department refers an appeal under that Article for determination to the Planning Appeals Commission.

(2) The Commission shall determine the appeal and paragraphs (1), (3) and (5) of Article 111 of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 shall apply in relation to the determination of the appeal as they apply in relation to the determination of an appeal under that Order.

(3) If either party to the appeal so requests, the Commission shall afford to each of them an opportunity of appearing before and being heard by the Commission.

(4) Any hearing in connection with the appeal must be held in private.

(5) Paragraph (1) of Article 22 shall have effect in relation to the appeal as if for the reference to the Department there were substituted a reference to the Commission.