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The Planning(Northern Ireland) Order 1991


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Reference of counter-notices to Lands Tribunal

97.—(1) Where the Department serves a counter-notice under Article 95(1)(b) or (c), the owner who served the purchase notice may, within two months of the date of receipt of the counter-notice, refer the matter to the Lands Tribunal.

(2) On any such reference, if the counter-notice is not withdrawn, the Lands Tribunal shall consider the matters set out in the purchase notice and the reasons specified in the counter-notice and shall determine whether the purchase notice or the counter-notice should be upheld.

(3) If the Tribunal determines to uphold the purchase notice it shall declare it valid.

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