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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Appeal in default of planning decision

33.  Where any such application as is mentioned in Article 32(1) is made to the Department, then unless within such period as may be specified by a development order, or within such extended period as may be agreed upon in writing between the applicant and the Department, the Department either—

(a)gives notice to the applicant of its decision on the application; or

(b)gives notice to him that the application is one to which Article 31 applies, Article 32 shall apply in relation to the application—

(i)as if the permission, consent, agreement or approval to which it relates had been refused by the Department; and

(ii)as if notification of the Department’s decision had been received by the applicant at the end of the period so specified, or at the end of the said extended period, as the case may be.

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