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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 63: Provisions supplementary to sections 61 and 62

This section includes ancillary provisions required for the working of sections 61 and 62 above.  These include defining planning authority as a council, the Department, the Planning Appeals Commission (when planning permission is granted on appeal) and the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment when planning permission is deemed to be granted under Schedule 8 to the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.  Those operations which establish the time of commencement of development are also defined.

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