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DCAN 12: Planning Control for Hazardous Substances

Issued by: Planning Service
Status: Final
Published:
May 2000
The purpose of this Advice Note is to give general guidance on hazardous substances controls contained in the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991 and the requirements to obtain hazardous substances consent. This revision takes into account changes introduced by Article 12 of Directive 96/82/EC on the control of major accident hazards involving dangerous substances (the COMAH Directive Opens link in a new browser window).
Any legal views expressed in this Advice Note have no statutory force and should not be relied on as an authoritative interpretation of the law.
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