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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 175: Enforcement of advertisement control

This section allows a council to deal with enforcement of advertisement control.  On conviction for display of an advertisement contravening regulations made under section 130 for the control of advertisements, a person is liable to a maximum fine of up to level 4 on the standard scale (currently £2,500). The defendant may be a landowner / occupier or those whose advertisement is being displayed.

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