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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 82 - Regional strategy as part of the development plan

172.The regional strategy is part of the statutory development plan for an area (and applications for planning permission must be determined in accordance with the development plan unless material considerations indicate otherwise - see section 38 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004). Until the strategy is revised, this section provides that the statutory development plan for an area will only consist of the policies that were previously in the regional spatial strategy.

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