Planning and Development Act, 2000

Board to have regard to certain policies and objectives.

143.—(1) The Board shall, in performing its functions, have regard to the policies and objectives for the time being of the Government, a State authority, the Minister, planning authorities and any other body which is a public authority whose functions have, or may have, a bearing on the proper planning and sustainable development of cities, towns or other areas, whether urban or rural.

(2) In this section “public authority” means any body established by or under statute which is for the time being declared, by regulation made by the Minister, to be a public authority for the purposes of this section.