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Town and Country Planning Act 1990

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44Calling in of proposals for approval by Secretary of State

(1)After copies of proposals have been sent to the Secretary of State and before they have been adopted by the local planning authority, the Secretary of State may direct that the proposals shall be submitted to him for his approval.

(2)If he does give such a direction—

(a)the authority shall not take any further steps for the adoption of the proposals and in particular shall not hold or proceed with a local inquiry or other hearing in respect of the proposals under section 42; and

(b)the proposals shall not have effect unless approved by the Secretary of State and shall not require adoption by the authority.

(3)Where particulars of an objection made by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food have been sent to the Secretary of State under section 43(6), then, unless the Secretary of State is satisfied that that Minister no longer objects to the proposals, he shall give a direction in respect of the proposals under this section.

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