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New Towns Act (Northern Ireland) 1965

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3N.I.When a draft order has been prepared under paragraph 1, the Minister shall, before making the order,—

(a)cause a copy of the draft order and of the statement referred to in paragraph 2 to be laid before Parliament;

(b)deposit with the Clerk of the Parliaments a copy of any map prepared in pursuance of paragraph 1( a);

(c)publish in the Belfast Gazette, and in one or more than one newspaper circulating in the locality in which the proposed new town will be situated, a notice—

(i)describing the area to be designated as the site of the new town;

(ii)describing any portion of that area distinguished under paragraph 1( b);

(iii)stating that the draft of an order under section 1 has been prepared by the Minister in relation thereto, and has been laid before Parliament;

(iv)naming a place or places (including a place in the area referred to in head (i)) where a copy of the draft order (including any map or descriptive matter annexed thereto) and of the statement referred to in paragraph 2 may be inspected at all reasonable hours; and

(d)not later than the date on which the notice is published in the Belfast Gazette, serve a like notice on—

(i)[F1 the district council for each] district in which the land, or any part of the land, to which the order relates is situated; and

(ii)any other [F1 district council] that appears to the Minister to be concerned with the order.

F1SRO (NI) 1973/285

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