Explanatory Memorandum

Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

2006 No. 1252

Commentary on Articles

Part Iv Crown Application

Article 23 – Trees in conservation areas: acts of Crown

31.This Article prohibits the Crown from doing any act to a tree in a conservation area which might be prohibited by a tree preservation order, unless it serves notice of its intention on the Department and does the act either with the consent of the Department or between six weeks and two years after the date of the notice.