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Localism Act 2011

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204Removal or restriction of planning functions
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(1)This section applies if an order establishing an MDC (“the MDC”) has been made.

(2)The Mayor may decide in relation to a function conferred on the MDC as a result of a decision under section 202(2), (3) or (4)—

(a)that the MDC is to cease to have the function, whether in all respects or in respects specified in the decision, or

(b)that the exercise of the function by the MDC is to be subject to restrictions specified in the decision.

(3)If the Mayor makes a decision under subsection (2) (“the new decision”), the Mayor may decide that any provision made under section 198(2) in consequence of a decision under section 202(5) should, in consequence of the new decision, be amended or revoked as specified in the decision under this subsection.

(4)A reference in subsection (2) or (3) to a decision under a provision of section 202 is, where that decision has been varied (whether once or more than once) under section 202(6), a reference to that decision as varied.

(5)If the Mayor makes a decision under subsection (2) or (3), the Mayor must—

(a)publicise the decision, and

(b)notify the Secretary of State of the decision.

(6)The Secretary of State must give effect to a decision notified under subsection (5) by exercising the power to amend the order under 198(2) that establishes the MDC (see section 14 of the Interpretation Act 1978).

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