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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Regulations relating to protecting and improving the environment

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2.—(1) The Department, by regulations, may make provision for, or in connection with, any of the matters specified in Schedule 1.

(2) In accordance with section 1, the provision that may be made by regulations under this section is provision for or in connection with protecting and improving the environment, including (but not limited to) any of the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c) of subsection (1) of that section.

(3) The regulations may provide for specified provisions of the regulations to have effect in relation only to—

(a)specified regulated activities;

(b)the carrying on of regulated activities in specified circumstances; or

(c)the carrying on of regulated activities by specified persons or classes of person.

(4) The regulations may—

(a)modify any statutory provision or document;

(b)in making different provision for different purposes, make different provision for different cases, persons, circumstances or areas;

(c)provide for the delegation of functions; or

(d)impose requirements in relation to any standards or other matters set out in such documents as may be specified in the regulations.

(5) The regulations may contain such consequential, incidental, supplementary, transitional or saving provisions (including provisions modifying statutory provisions) as the Department considers necessary or expedient.

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