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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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The Planning Appeals Commission

110.—(1) There shall continue to be a Planning Appeals Commission (in this Part referred to as the “appeals commission”).

(2) The appeals commission shall consist of the following persons appointed by the Secretary of State—

(a)a chief commissioner; and

(b)such number, if any, of other commissioners as the Department may, with the consent of the Department of Finance and Personnel, determine.

(3) A commissioner shall not engage, whether directly or indirectly, or be a partner of any person who engages, in a gainful profession, occupation or business if to do so would in any way be incompatible with his functions under this Order.

(4) There shall be paid to a commissioner such remuneration and allowances and to him, or in respect of his services, such pensions, allowances or benefits as the Department may determine with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel.

(5) The Department may appoint persons to assist the appeals commission in the performance of its functions, and there shall be paid to persons so appointed such remuneration and allowances and to, or in respect of the service of, those persons such pensions, allowances or benefits as the Department may determine with the approval of the Department of Finance and Personnel.

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