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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 65: Intervention by Assembly

98.Section 65 allows the Assembly to intervene if it believes that an LDP is unsatisfactory. In such a situation, if the LDP has not been adopted, the Assembly may direct that an authority must modify its LDP. The Assembly may also call the LDP in for approval by it. If an independent examination of the called in LDP is already in process, the person appointed to carry out that examination is required to report to the Assembly, which must publish the person’s recommendations. If the Assembly’s direction is given before the document has been submitted for examination, it is required to hold an examination.

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