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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 138: Issue of enforcement notice by councils

This section provides a council with the power to issue an enforcement notice to remedy a breach of planning control.  An enforcement notice must be served within defined time periods on the owner or occupier of the land to which the notice relates and on any other person with an estate in the land.

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