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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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.

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