Search Legislation

High Hedges Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

What Version

 Help about what version

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted).

Fees

This section has no associated Explanatory Notes

4.—(1) The Department shall by regulations prescribe the maximum fee which may be determined by a council under section 3(1)(b).

(2) A fee received by a council under section 3(1)(b)—

(a)must be refunded by it where subsection (3) applies; and

(b)may be refunded by it in such other circumstances and to such extent as it may determine.

(3) This subsection applies where—

(a)a fee is paid to the council under section 3(1)(b) in connection with the making of a complaint to which this Act applies;

(b)a remedial notice is issued by, or on behalf of, the council in respect of the complaint; and

(c)the remedial notice takes effect.

(4) Regulations may make provision, in relation to a case where subsection (3) applies, for the payment to the council by any person who is an occupier or owner of the neighbouring land of a fee of such amount (if any) as the council may determine.

(5) Regulations under subsection (4) may in particular—

(a)provide for the fee not to exceed such amount as may be prescribed by the regulations;

(b)provide that, where two or more persons are liable to pay the fee, those persons are jointly and severally liable;

(c)provide for the fee to be refunded in such circumstances or to such extent as may be prescribed by, or determined in accordance with, the regulations.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Northern Ireland Assembly department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources