Local Government Act 2002

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80 Identification of inconsistent decisions

(1)

If a decision of a local authority is significantly inconsistent with, or is anticipated to have consequences that will be significantly inconsistent with, any policy adopted by the local authority or any plan required by this Act or any other enactment, the local authority must, when making the decision, clearly identify—

(a)

the inconsistency; and

(b)

the reasons for the inconsistency; and

(c)

any intention of the local authority to amend the policy or plan to accommodate the decision.

(2)

Subsection (1) does not derogate from any other provision of this Act or of any other enactment.