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The M1Land Compensation Act 1961E+W

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55(1)[F1In England, elsewhere] than in Greater London [F2, a metropolitan county] or a National Park the functions of a local planning authority of determining applications and issuing certificates under section 17 of the M2Land Compensation Act 1961 shall—E+W

(a)in the case of an application specifying only a [F3description] of development which appears, or [F4descriptions] of development each of which appear, to the district planning authority to relate to a county matter, be exercised by the county planning authority;

(b)in any other case, be exercised by the district planning authority.

F5(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)Every application mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above shall be made to the district planning authority who, in the case of an application falling to be determined by the county planning authority, shall send it on to the latter.

(4)A county planning authority determining any such application shall consult with the district planning authority on the question whether planning permission for development of any [F6description] which appears to the former not to relate to a county matter [F7would have been granted if the land in question were not proposed to be acquired by any authority possessing compulsory purchase powers.]

(5)A district planning authority determining any such application shall consult with the county planning authority on the question whether planning permission for development of any [F6description] which appears to the former to relate to a county matter [F7would have been granted if the land in question were not proposed to be acquired by any authority possessing compulsory purchase powers.]

(6)A county planning authority by whom a certificate is issued under section 17 of the M3Land Compensation Act 1961 shall notify the district planning authority of the terms of the certificate and the district planning authority by whom a certificate is so issued shall, if it [F8identifies] development relating to a county matter, notify the county planning authority of the terms of the certificate.

(7)In this paragraph “county matter” has the meaning ascribed to it by [F9paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990].

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F1Words in Sch. 16 para. 55(1) substituted (1.4.1996) by 1994 c. 19, s. 66(5), Sch. 15 para. 64(a) (with ss. 54(5)(7), 55(5), Sch. 17 paras. 22(1), 23(2)); S.I. 1996/396, art. 4, Sch. 2

F5Sch. 16 para. 55(2) repealed (1.4.1997) by 1995 c. 25, s. 120(3), Sch. 24 (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117); S.I. 1996/2560, art. 2, Sch.

F7Words substituted by Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65, SIF 81:1, 2; 103:1, 2), s. 193, Sch. 33 para. 13 in relation to applications made after 12.12.1975

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