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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 161: Urgent works to preserve building

A council or the Department may carry out and recover the costs of urgent works to either a listed building or one which the Department has directed that this section shall apply. The Department may direct this section applies to buildings in a conservation area. A notice issued to the owner can be appealed to the Planning Appeals Commission on the grounds specified in this section.

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