PART I INTRODUCTORY
1.Title and commencement
PART II FIRE SERVICES
The Fire Authority for Northern Ireland
3.The Fire Authority for Northern Ireland
4.Duties of the Authority
5.Powers of the Authority
8.Application of certain provisions of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972
Administration and finance
11.Expenditure by the Authority
12.Accounts and audit
13.Estimates of the Authority's receipts and payments
14.Payments to the Authority
17.Insurance by the Authority against accidents to its members
18.Owners, occupiers, etc., not to pay for fire services
19.Power to extinguish fires, etc.
PART III FIRE PRECAUTIONS
Premises for which fire certificates are required
22.Uses of premises for which fire certificate is compulsory
23.Premises exempt from Article 22
24.Power to make fire certificate compulsory for use of premises as dwelling etc.
25.Right of appeal against, and coming into force of, notices under Article 24
26.Application for, and issue of, fire certificate
26A.Powers for the Authority to grant exemption in particular cases
26B.Withdrawal of exemptions under Article 26A
27.Contents of fire certificate
28.Offences in relation to foregoing provisions
29.Change of conditions affecting adequacy of certain matters specified in fire certificate, etc.
29A.Change of conditions affecting premises for which exemption has been granted
29B.Charges for issue or amendment of fire certificates
30.Right of appeal as regards matters arising out of Articles 26 to 29
31.Duty as to means of escape and for fighting fire
31A.Codes of practice as to means of escape and for fighting fire
31B.Legal effect of codes of practice
31D.Rights of appeal against improvement notices
31E.Provision as to offences
32.Means of escape from fire in hotels and boarding houses
Premises involving excessive fire risk
33.Special procedure in case of serious risk: prohibition notices
33A.Rights of appeal against prohibition notices
33B.Provision as to offences
Regulations about fire precautions
34.Power to make regulations about fire precautions
35.Exercise of certain powers of Authority where building regulations as to means of escape apply
Consultation between the Authority and other authorities
36.District councils to consult Authority before dispensing with or relaxing certain requirements of building regulations
37.District councils to consult Authority in certain cases before passing plans
38.Authority to consult other authorities before requiring alterations to buildings
39.Enforcement of this Part
40.Powers of authorised members of the fire brigade
41.Restriction on disclosure of information
Offences, penalties and legal proceedings
42.Falsification of documents, false statements, etc.
43.Offences due to fault of other person
44.Defence available to persons charged with offences
44A.Civil and other liability
45.Power where notice under Article 24 in force, to modify agreements, etc.
46.Suspension of terms and conditions of licences dealing with same matters as fire certificates or regulations
47.Modification of application of this Part to factory, office and shop premises
48.Power to apply this Part to vessels and movable structures
49.Application of this Part to Crown, etc.
PART IV FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT
49A.Functions of the Department
51.Inquiries and default powers
PART V MISCELLANEOUS
52.Orders and regulations
53.Amendments, savings, transitional provisions and repeals
PART 1 CONSTITUTION
Appointment of members
1.(1) Subject to this Schedule, the authority shall consist of...
Para. 2 rep. by 1998 NI 11
3.(1) In appointing a person to fill a casual vacancy...
4.The Authority may pay to its Chairman, Vice-Chairman and other...
Resignation and disqualification of members
5.A member of the Authority may resign his membership by...
6.Where any member of the Authority is absent from the...
7.The Head of the Department may, by notice in writing...
8.(1) A member of the Authority who is concerned, by...
9.A person who is a member of the Authority or...
10.A member of the Authority on vacating his office at...
PART II PROCEEDINGS
11.(1) Where at any meeting of the Authority both the...
12.The Authority may act notwithstanding a vacancy in its number...
13.No defect in the appointment of any person acting as...
14.(1) the seal of the Authority shall be authenticated by...
1.Section 97 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Local Government...
2.For section 97 (1) and (2) of the Act the...
3.In Schedule 6 to the Act— (a) references to a...
SAVINGS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
1.The repeal by this Order of any statutory provision shall...
References to former fire authorities
2.References in any statutory provision made before 12th April 1973...
Fire certificates under Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965 or Office and Shop Premises Act (Northern Ireland) 1966
3.In paragraphs 4 and 5— “Factories Act certificate” means a...
4.(1) Where by virtue of an order under Article 22...
5.Any application for a Factories Act certificate or an Offices...
6.Paragraphs 3 to 5 shall have effect, with such modification...
Existing members of the Authority
7.(1) Those persons who, immediately before the coming into operation...