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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 156: Injunctions

This section gives a council a power to apply to the courts for an injunction to prevent any actual or threatened breach of planning control. This power also applies in relation to unauthorised demolition or works to a listed building, breaches of a tree preservation order and certain acts in respect of trees in a conservation area; and, any actual or apprehended breach of hazardous substances control.

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