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The Consumer Protection (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

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1.  In Article 2(1) (interpretation)—

(a)after the definition of “article for use at work” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“article of fairground equipment” means any fairground equipment or any article designed for use as a component in any such equipment;;

(b)after the definition of “credit sale agreement” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“customs officer” means an officer within the meaning of the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(2);;

(c)before the definition of “the general purposes of this Part” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“fairground equipment” means any fairground ride, any similar plant which is designed to be in motion for entertainment purposes with members of the public on or inside it or any plant which is designed to be used by members of the public for entertainment purposes either as a slide or for bouncing upon, and in this definition the reference to plant which is designed to be in motion with members of the public on or inside it includes a reference to swings, dodgems and other plant which is designed to be in motion wholly or partly under the control of, or to be put in motion by, a member of the public;;

(d)after the definition of “inspector” there shall be inserted the following definition—

“micro-organism” includes any microscopic biological entity which is capable of replication;;

(e)in the definition of “substance”, after the words “natural or artificial substance” there shall be inserted the words “(including micro-organisms)”.

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