Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963

Consultation by State authorities.

84.—(1) Before undertaking the construction or extension of any building (not being a building which is to be constructed or extended in connection with afforestation by the State), a State authority—

(a) shall consult with the planning authority to such extent as may be determined by the Minister, and

(b) if any objections that may be raised by the planning authority are not resolved, shall (save where the construction or extension is being undertaken by the Minister) consult on the objections with the Minister.

(2) In this section “State authority” means any authority being—

(a) a member of the Government,

(b) the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland, or

(c) the Irish Land Commission.