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Town and Country Planning Act 1971

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3(1)This paragraph applies to development of such a class, in such area of Greater London, as may be prescribed.

(2)In relation to development to which this paragraph applies, the Greater London Council shall be the local planning authority for all relevant purposes of this Act other than—

(a)sections 94 and 95 ; and

(b)the reception of applications for, or with respect to the need for, planning permission for such development.

(3)Subject to paragraph 5 of this Schedule, a council by whom there is received—

(a)any application for planning permission for development to which this paragraph applies ; or

(b)any application under section 53 of this Act in a case in which it appears to that council that the proposed action to which the application relates would constitute or involve such development if it constituted or involved development at all,

shall forward the application to the Greater London Council, who shall deal with it in like manner as if it had been made to them.

(4)Development to which this paragraph applies by the Greater London Council shall be deemed, for the purposes of section 270 of this Act, to be development by the Council of land in respect of which they are the local planning authority.

(5)Without prejudice to paragraph 5 of this Schedule, the Greater London Council may in any particular case by instrument in writing authorise the council of a London borough to discharge on their behalf any functions under sections 87 to 95 and section 177 of this Act with respect to development to which this paragraph applies.

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