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196 Further provisions as to references and appeals to the Secretary of State.E+W

(1)Before determining F1. . . an appeal to him under section 195(1), the Secretary of State shall, if either the [F2appellant] or the local planning authority so wish, give each of them an opportunity of appearing before, and being heard by, a person appointed by the Secretary of State for the purpose.

(2)Where the Secretary of State grants [F3a certificate under section 191 or 192 on] such a reference or such an appeal, he shall give notice to the local planning authority of that fact.

(3)The decision of the Secretary of State on such F4. . . appeal shall be final.

(4)The information which may be prescribed as being required to be contained in a register kept under section 69 shall include information with respect to [F5certificates under section 191 or 192] granted by the Secretary of State.

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F7[(8)Subsection (5) of section 250 of the Local Government Act 1972 (which authorises a Minister holding an inquiry under that section to make orders with respect to the costs of the parties) shall apply in relation to any proceedings before the Secretary of State on an appeal under section 195 as if those proceedings were an inquiry held by the Secretary of State under section 250.]

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F7S. 196(8) inserted (temp.) by virtue of Planning (Consequential Provisions) Act 1990 (c. 11, SIF 123:1, 2), s. 6, Sch. 4 paras. 1, 4 (which temp. insertion falls (2.1.1992 and 6.4.2009) for specified purposes only by virtue of S.I. 1991/2698, art. 3 and S.I. 2009/849, art. 2 (with art. 3))

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C1S. 196: power to apply conferred (10.11.1993) by 1993 c. 28, s. 171(4)(a); S.I. 1993/2762, art. 3

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