Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 2: Local Development Plans.

Section 16: Department’s default powers

This section contains default powers for the Department to prepare or revise a council’s plan strategy or local policies plan if it thinks a council is failing properly to carry out these functions itself.  A council must reimburse the Department for any expenditure it incurs in exercising these powers.