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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 187: Compensation for loss due to temporary stop notice

This section applies if a temporary stop notice is issued to halt an alleged breach of planning control and the activity specified is authorised either by a planning permission or development order, if a certificate in respect of the activity is issued under section 169 (certificate of lawfulness of existing use or development) or granted by virtue of an appeal against a decision not to issue a certificate under section 173, or if a council withdraws the temporary stop notice.  The section provides for compensation for any loss that may have occurred under these circumstances.

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