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Planning Act 2008

Section 101: Legal advice and assistance

183.This section allows the chair of the Commission to appoint a barrister, solicitor or advocate to provide legal advice and assistance to the Examining authority. The advice and assistance which may be provided includes oral questioning at a hearing. The Examining authority must request an appointment before one can be made.

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