Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963


8.—(1) A planning authority shall keep a register (in this Act referred to as the register) for the purposes of this Act in respect of all land within their area affected by this Act, and shall make all such entries and corrections therein as may from time to time be appropriate in accordance with this Act and any regulations made thereunder.

(2) The register shall incorporate a map for enabling a person to trace any entry in the register.

(3) The register shall be kept at the offices of the planning authority and shall be available for inspection during office hours.

(4) (a) A document purporting to be a copy of an entry in the register and to be certified by an officer of the planning authority as a correct copy shall be prima facie evidence of the entry and it shall not be necessary to prove the signature of such officer or that he was in fact such officer.

(b) Evidence of an entry in the register may be given by production of a copy thereof certified pursuant to this subsection and it shall not be necessary to produce the register itself.

(c) Where application is made to a planning authority for a copy under this section, the copy shall be issued to the applicant on payment by him to the planning authority of a fee of ten shillings in respect of each entry.