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Two New Statutory Rules made by the Department

Published on Mon, 25 Sep 2006
The two new rules made by the department are "The Planning Reform (2006 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006" and "Planning (Development Plans) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006".

The Planning Reform (2006 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

This Statutory Rule was made under Article 1(3) of the Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006. It brings Article 5 (Independent examination of development plans) of the Planning Reform (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 into operation on 17 October 2006.
Commencement of this Article provides for independent examination for the purpose of considering objections to a development plan or to the alteration, repeal or replacement of a development plan.

Planning (Development Plans) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

This Statutory Rule amends regulations 11, 12 and 13 of the Planning (Development Plans) Regulations (NI) 1991 to replace references to “public local inquiries”, “public local inquiry” and “inquiry” by references to “independent examinations”, “independent examination” and “examination”. These regulations also come into operation on 17 October 2006.

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