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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 79: Crown application of planning Acts

108.This section makes each of the planning Acts bind the Crown, subject to certain provisions and exceptions. The planning Acts are the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 ("the principal Act"), the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 ("the listed buildings Act") and the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 ("the hazardous substances Act"). Section 79 also introduces Schedule 3, which amends the planning Acts to take account of Crown application.

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