Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

Power of examination, investigation and survey.

6.—(1) A planning authority shall have all such powers of examination, investigation and survey as may be necessary for the performance of their functions in relation to this Act or to any other Act under which they have functions affected by the performance of their functions under this Act.

(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality thereof, subsection (1) of this section shall be construed as conferring powers to make—

(a) examinations of tourist potential, interest and need,

(b) land use surveys,

(c) traffic, sociological and demographic surveys.