[319ZA Requirement for functions to be discharged by committee, sub-committee or officer]
[319ZA Requirement for functions to be discharged by committee, sub-committee or officer]

[(1)     The Welsh Ministers may by regulations require a relevant local planning authority to make arrangements under section 101 of the 1972 Act for a relevant function to be discharged by a committee, sub-committee or officer of the authority.

(2)     The regulations may prescribe the terms of the arrangements (which may include exceptions) and any permitted variations in those terms.

(3)     Where arrangements required by the regulations are in force in relation to a relevant function, the function may only be exercised in accordance with the arrangements (and section 101(4) of the 1972 Act does not apply).]