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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Application to Crown land

113.—(1) Notwithstanding any interest of the Crown in Crown land, but subject to the following provisions of this Article—

(a)a development plan adopted under Part II may include proposals relating to the use of Crown land, and any power to acquire land compulsorily under Article 87 or 109 may be exercised in relation to any estate therein which is for the time being held otherwise than by or on behalf of the Crown;

(b)any restrictions or powers imposed or conferred by Part IV, Part V, Part VI or Part VIII shall apply and be exercisable in relation to Crown land, to the extent of any estate therein for the time being held otherwise than by or on behalf of the Crown;

(c)a building which for the time being is Crown land may be included in a list compiled by the Department under Article 42.

(2) A person who is entitled to occupy Crown land by virtue of a licence in writing shall be treated for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b) so far as applicable to Parts IV to VI as having an estate in land.

(3) No enforcement notice shall be issued under Article 68 in respect of development carried out by or on behalf of the Crown on land which was Crown land at the time when the development was carried out.

(4) No listed building enforcement notice shall be issued in respect of works executed by or on behalf of the Crown in respect of a building which was Crown land at the time when the works were executed.

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