—(1) At least once in every 5 years after 1st April 1998, the competent authority shall review the Master Plan and submit to the Minister a report of his review together with proposals for amendment to the Master Plan which he may consider expedient.
(2) Without prejudice to subsection (1), the competent authority may at any time also submit to the Minister proposals for amendment to the Master Plan.
(3) Proposals for amendment to the Master Plan may provide for any of the following in relation to the whole of the area which is the subject of the Master Plan or any part thereof:
change of plot ratios;
change of the written statement in any respect;
designation of conservation areas; or
any other purpose therein stated.
(4) A proposal for any amendment to the Master Plan may include such maps, written statements and other matter as may be prescribed and such other information as the competent authority considers necessary.
(5) A proposal for any amendment to the Master Plan shall be submitted to the Minister for approval and shall be accompanied by a planning report.
(6) The Minister may approve the proposal with or without modifications or reject it.
(7) When the Minister approves of a proposed amendment to the Master Plan, the Master Plan shall have effect as amended as from the date of the approval of the Minister.
(8) In the event of any conflict between provisions of the Master Plan, the most recently approved provision shall prevail.