[319B Determination of procedure for certain proceedings: Wales]
[319B Determination of procedure for certain proceedings: Wales]

[(1)     The Welsh Ministers must make a determination as to the procedure by which proceedings to which this section applies are to be considered.

(2)     A determination under subsection (1) must provide for the proceedings to be considered in such one or more of the following ways as appear to the Welsh Ministers to be appropriate—

(a)     at a local inquiry;

(b)     at a hearing;

(c)     on the basis of representations in writing.

(3)     The Welsh Ministers must make a determination under subsection (1) in respect of proceedings to which this section applies before the end of the prescribed period.

(4)     A determination under subsection (1) may be varied by a subsequent determination under that subsection at any time before the proceedings are determined.

(5)     The Welsh Ministers must notify the appellant or applicant (as the case may be) and the local planning authority of any determination made under subsection (1).