Recommendations to planning authorities concerning specific structures.
53.—(1) The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands may, in writing, make recommendations to a planning authority concerning the inclusion in its record of protected structures of any or all of the following—
(a) particular structures;
(b) specific parts of particular structures;
(c) specific features within the attendant grounds of particular structures.
(2) A planning authority shall have regard to any recommendations made to it under this section.
(3) A planning authority which, after considering a recommendation made to it under this section, decides not to comply with the recommendation, shall inform the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands in writing of the reason for its decision.