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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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14.—(1) In this Part—

“associated power” means any power which—

(a)

is contained in a statutory provision;

(b)

is connected with a power of entry; and

(c)

is a power—

(i)

to do anything on, or in relation to, the land or other premises entered under the power of entry;

(ii)

to do anything in relation to any person, or anything, found on the land or other premises entered under the power of entry; or

(iii)

otherwise to do anything in connection with the power of entry—

and includes any safeguard that forms part of the associated power;

“power of entry” means a power (however expressed) in any statutory provision to enter land or other premises, and includes any safeguard that forms part of the power;

“premises” includes—

(a)

any land;

(b)

any vehicle, vessel, aircraft or hovercraft; and

(c)

any tent or movable property.

(2) A reference in this Part to a function of the Department under a statutory provision is a reference to a function that is related to environmental activities, or to protecting and improving the environment, within the meaning of Part 1 and includes—

(a)a function of the Department of such a kind that is exercisable by a district council or any other person; and

(b)a function of such a kind that a district council or any other person has under any statutory provision.

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