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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 205: Power to award costs

This section enables the Planning Appeals Commission to make an order requiring the costs of a party to an appeal to be paid.  When the Commission makes an order, parties will normally come to an agreement amongst themselves, but in the event agreement cannot be reached between the parties, disputes can be referred to the Taxing Master of the High Court.

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