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Housing, Town Planning, &c. Act 1919

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47Power of Local Government Board to require town planning scheme

(1)Where the Local Government Board are satisfied after holding a public local inquiry that a town planning scheme ought to be made by a local authority as respects any land in regard to which a town planning scheme may be made under the Act of 1909, the Board may by order" require the local authority to prepare and submit for their approval such a scheme, and, if the scheme is approved by the Board, to do all things necessary for enforcing the observance of the scheme or any provisions thereof effectively, and for executing any works which, under the scheme or under Part II. of the Act of 1909, the authority are required to execute.

(2)Any order made by the Local Government Board under this section shall have the same effect as a resolution of the local authority deciding to prepare a town planning scheme in respect of the area in regard to which the order is made.

(3)If the local authority fail to prepare a scheme to the satisfaction of the Board within such time as may be prescribed by the order, or to enforce the observance of the scheme or any provisions thereof effectively, or to execute any such works as aforesaid, the Board may themselves act, or in the case of a borough or other urban district the population of which is less than 20,000, or of a rural district, may, if the Board think fit, by order, empower the county council to act in the place and at the expense of the local authority.

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