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Definition: Special Interest

1) “...in relation to buildings of special architectural or historic interest, the Secretary of State shall compile lists of such buildings...”

s1(1) Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

2) “Every local planning authority... shall from time to time determine which parts of their area are areas of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which it is desirable to preserve or enhance, and...shall designate those areas as conservation areas.”

s69 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

3) “This section applies where [Historic England] compile a register of gardens and other land situated in England appearing to them to be of special historic interest.”

s8C(1) Historic Buildings and Ancient Monuments Act 1953

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