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Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory Title and commencement (1) This Order may be cited as the Clean Air...

    1. Introductory

      1. 1.Title and commencement

      2. 2.Interpretation

    2. Dark smoke

      1. 3.Prohibition of dark smoke from chimneys

      2. 4.Prohibition of dark smoke from industrial or trade premises

    3. Smoke from furnaces

      1. 5.Certain furnaces to be so far as practicable smokeless

      2. Art. 6 rep. by 1985 NI 15

    4. Grit and dust from furnaces

      1. 7.Grit and dust from furnaces

      2. 8.New furnaces to be fitted with plant to arrest grit and dust

      3. 9.New furnaces to be fitted with arrestment plant

      4. 10.Exemptions from Article 9

      5. 11.Measurement of grit and dust from furnaces

      6. 12.Information about furnaces and fuel consumed

      7. 13.Grit and dust from outdoor furnaces, etc.

    5. Height of chimneys

      1. 14.Height of chimneys

      2. 15.Height of chimneys serving a furnace

      3. 16.Application to fumes of certain provisions as to grit and dust

    6. Smoke control areas

      1. 17.Smoke control areas

      2. 18.Adaptation of fireplaces in private dwellings

      3. 19.Contributions by Department to district councils

      4. 20.Interpretation of Articles 18 and 19

      5. 21.Variation of provisions in Articles 18, 19 and 20

      6. 22.Power of district council to make grants towards adaptations in certain premises

    7. Smoke nuisances

      1. 23.Abatement of smoke nuisances

      2. 24.New building over-reaching adjacent chimneys

      3. 24A.Relation to Industrial Pollution Control (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

    8. Special cases

      1. 24B.Relation to Environment (Northern Ireland) Order 2002

      2. 25.Relation to, and amendment of, Alkali Act

      3. 26.Railway engines

      4. 27.Vessels

      5. 28.Exemption for purposes of investigations and research

      6. 29.Crown premises, etc.

    9. Miscellaneous

      1. 30.Heating and cooking arrangements in buildings

      2. 31.Powers of district councils as to research and publicity

      3. 32.Power of county court to authorise works and order payments

      4. 33.Recovery of expenses

      5. 34.Suspected offences in relation to motor vehicles

      6. 35.Extension of Order to certain emissions

    10. Administration and enforcement

      1. 36.Unjustified disclosures of information

      2. 37.Duty to notify occupiers of offences

      3. 38.Penalties

      4. 39.Enforcement

      5. 40.Application of Public Health Acts (Northern Ireland) 1878 to 1962

      6. 41.Powers of district councils to act jointly

      7. 42.Premises in two or more districts

    11. General

      1. 43.Notices and regulations

      2. 44.Transitional provision, saving, amendments and repeals

  3. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      APPLICATIONS TO DISTRICT COUNCILS

      1. 1.In this Schedule “application” means an application—

      2. 2.Where an application is made to a district council, the...

      3. 3.A district council shall give notice in writing to the...

      4. 4.If within— (a) two months after an application has been...

      5. 5.If an application for approval is granted (whether unconditionally or...

      6. 6.A person— (a) by or on whose behalf an application...

      7. 7.Before determining any appeal under paragraph 6 the Department may,...

      8. 8.A decision of the Department on any appeal under paragraph...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONFIRMATION AND COMING INTO OPERATION OF ORDERS OF DISTRICT COUNCILS UNDER ARTICLE 17

      1. 1.In this Schedule “order” means an order made by a...

      2. 2.After making an order, the district council shall cause to...

      3. 3.Besides publishing the notice referred to in paragraph 2, the...

      4. 4.If no objection is duly made to the Department within...

      5. 5.If any objection duly made to the Department is not...

      6. 6.On receipt of notice that the Department has confirmed an...

      7. 7.An order when confirmed shall, subject to paragraph 8, come...

      8. 8.If, before the date on which an order is to...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISION AND SAVING

      1. 1.Any regulations in force immediately before 1st October 1973 which...

      2. 2.The repeal by Article 44(3) and Schedule 6 of the...

      1. Schedule 4, Part I restates amendments made by 1964 c.16(NI)...

        1. Schedule 4, Part I restates amendments made by 1964 c.16(NI)...

      2. Schedule 4, Part II—Amendments.

        1. Schedule 4, Part II—Amendments.

      1. Schedule 5—Repeals

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