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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 231: Local inquiries

This section allows the Department to hold a public inquiry when carrying out any of the functions of this Act.  The provisions of the Interpretation Act (NI) 1954 (c.33) apply to these inquiries.  The Department may make rules for the procedures to be followed during the inquiry process. Such rules will be subject to negative resolution.

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