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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 130: Control of advertisements

This section enables the Department to make regulations for controlling the display of advertisements in the interests of amenity or public safety.  The regulations may also prohibit the display in any area of special control (defined by means of orders made or approved by the Department) of all advertisements except advertisements of such classes as may be prescribed.  Finally, planning permission is deemed to be granted where the display of advertisements, in accordance with regulations made under this section, involves the development of land.

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