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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 25: Hierarchy of Developments

A new hierarchy of developments is defined and the Department can make regulations as to the classes of development which fall into either the major developments or local developments categories.  The Department can require a specific application which would normally be a local development to be dealt with as if it is a major development.

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