Dealing with noise at nightN.I.
60—(1) The Noise Act 1996 (c. 37) is amended as follows.
(2) For section 1 (adoption of provisions by district councils or by order of the Department) substitute—
“1 Application of sections 2 to 9
Sections 2 to 9 apply to the district of every district council.”.
(3) For section 2(1) (district council under duty to investigate complaint of noise from dwelling at night) substitute—
“(1) A district council may, if it receives a complaint of the kind mentioned in subsection (2), arrange for an officer of the council to take reasonable steps to investigate the complaint.”.
(4) In section 2(7) (power of district council to act in relation to dwelling within district of another council), omit the words from “and accordingly” to the end.