189. Consultation with prescribed bodies

(1)     Within one week of receipt of an  APPLICATION, a local authority shall consult with the prescribed bodies by sending a copy of the application to them and stating that submissions or observations may be made to the local authority in respect of the application within 5 weeks of the date on which the application was received by the authority.

(2)     Where a prescribed body requests an extension of time from the local authority to consider an application, the authority may, where it considers it necessary to ensure the safe and effective management of the proposed event, extend that period for such time as the authority considers necessary.

(3)      A local authority may also consult any other body, not being a prescribed body, in relation to an application where it considers it appropriate.