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Localism Act 2011

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203Arrangements for discharge of, or assistance with, planning functions
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(1)Where an MDC, as a result of being the local planning authority for purposes of Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 in relation to any area, has functions in place of a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London, the MDC may make arrangements for the discharge of any of those functions by that council.

(2)Where arrangements are in force under subsection (1) for the discharge of any functions of an MDC by a council—

(a)that council may arrange for the discharge of those functions by a committee, sub-committee or officer of the council, and

(b)section 101(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 (delegation by committees and sub-committees) applies in relation to those functions as it applies in relation to the functions of that council.

(3)Arrangements under subsection (1) for the discharge of any functions do not prevent the MDC from exercising those functions.

(4)Subsection (5) applies where an MDC, as a result of being the local planning authority for purposes of Part 2 or 3 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 in relation to any area, has functions in place of a London borough council or the Common Council of the City of London.

(5)The MDC may seek from that council, and that council may give, assistance in connection with the MDC’s discharge of any of those functions.

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