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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) Regulations 2012 No. 2031
16. If any relevant council is not the local planning authority, the relevant council and the local planning authority must co-operate in relation to the holding of referendums, and in particular—
(a)the proper officer of the local planning authority must inform the proper officer of the relevant council as soon as they know that a referendum is required to be held by paragraph 12(4) of Schedule 4B, or paragraph 10(3) of Schedule 4C, to the 1990 Act;
(b)the proper officer of the local planning authority must promptly provide to the proper officer of the relevant council—
(i)a summary of written representations, and
(ii)any information or copies of documents held by the local planning authority,
which the proper officer of the relevant council requires to comply with regulation 4;
(c)the proper officers of the local planning authority and the relevant council must each respond as soon as reasonably practicable to any request for information from the other in connection with the holding of the referendum; and
(d)the proper officer of the relevant council must, as soon as reasonably practicable, inform the proper officer of the local planning authority of the result of the referendum.
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