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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 76 - Examination in public

166.The section provides for the responsible regional authorities to arrange for an examination in public into the draft revision to be held by a person appointed by the Secretary of State. If the responsible regional authorities decide not to arrange for such an examination, the Secretary of State has the power to do so and to appoint a person to hold it. There is no automatic right for a person to be heard at an examination in public. The person holding the examination in public must report to the responsible regional authorities and send a copy to the Secretary of State.

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