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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Time limit for certain summary offences under this Order

128.—(1) Notwithstanding anything in Article 19(1)(a) of the [1981 NI 26] Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981, a magistrates' court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine a complaint charging the commission of an offence under a provision of this Order specified in paragraph (2) if the complaint is made within 3 years from the time when the offence was committed or ceased to continue.

(2) The provisions of this Order referred to in paragraph (1) are—

(a)Article 66(1);

(b)Article 72(1);

(c)Article 72(5)(a);

(d)Article 73(7).

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