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Definition: Article 4 Directions

"If the Secretary of State or the appropriate local planning authority is satisfied that it is expedient that development described in [the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 as amended] should not be carried out unless permission is granted for it on an application, he or they may give a direction under this paragraph..."

Paragraph 4, The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995, as amended

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