[62ZD Appeals under section 62ZB: determination by Welsh Ministers in place of appointed person]
[62ZD Appeals under section 62ZB: determination by Welsh Ministers in place of appointed person]

[(1)     The Welsh Ministers may direct that an appeal under section 62ZB which would otherwise be determined by an appointed person is instead to be determined by the Welsh Ministers.

(2)     The Welsh Ministers must serve a copy of the direction on—

(a)     the person (if any) appointed to determine the appeal,

(b)     the appellant, and

(c)     the local planning authority.

(3)     In determining the appeal, the Welsh Ministers may take into account any report made to them by a person previously appointed to determine the appeal.

(4)     The Welsh Ministers may by a further direction revoke a direction under subsection (1) at any time before the appeal is determined.

(5)     The Welsh Ministers must serve a copy of a direction under subsection (4) on—