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Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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Offence of dropping litter in lake, pond or watercourse

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14.—(1) Article 3 of the Litter (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (NI 10) (offence of dropping litter) shall be amended as follows.

(2) After paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) A person may only give consent under paragraph (2) in relation to the depositing of litter in a lake, pond or watercourse if he is the owner, occupier or other person having control of—

(a)all the land adjoining the lake, pond or watercourse; and

(b)all the land through or into which water in that lake, pond or watercourse directly or indirectly discharges, otherwise than by means of a public sewer.

(2B) In paragraph (2A)—

“watercourse” has the same meaning as in Article 2(2) of the Drainage (Northern Ireland) Order 1973; and

“public sewer” has the same meaning as in Article 2(2) of the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006..

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