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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 11 - 12: Regulations and Supplementary

35.Section 11 gives the Secretary of State power to make regulations in connection with the exercise by any person of functions under Part 1. Section 12 provides that the Secretary of State for the purposes of Part 1 is that Secretary of State with general responsibility for planning policy. (The only exception is in relation to national policies and advice contained in guidance to which an RPB must have regard in preparing draft RSS revisions, which may be issued by any Secretary of State.) It defines a region in accordance with the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998.

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