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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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Minerals

112.—(1) This Order shall apply to development consisting of the winning and working of minerals subject to the adaptations and modifications specified in paragraph (2).

(2) For the purposes of this Order “use” in relation to the development of land does not include the use of land by the carrying out of mining operations, so, however, that—

(a)Article 11(3) shall apply in relation to the deposit of refuse or waste materials in the course of mining operations; and

(b)in the following provisions—

(i)Article 27(1)(b);

(ii)Article 29;

(iii)Article 38(4);

(iv)Article 39;

(v)Articles 68(9), 72(5), 75 and 76;

(vi)Article 83,

references to the use of land or the purpose for which land may be used shall include the carrying out of mining operations and references to the continuance or discontinuance of a use of land shall include the continuance or discontinuance of mining operations.

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