Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 25

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 5: Enforcement.

Sections 164 and 165: Enforcement of duties as to replacement of trees and appeals against section 164 notices

These provisions include enforcement measures in respect of the protection of trees that are subject to a Tree Preservation Order with a power for a council to enforce the duty to replace trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order. They also set out (in section 165) specific grounds and methods of appeal against enforcement notices issued under section 164 in relation to trees.