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The Laganside Development(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Agency agreements with Departments and other public bodies for execution of works

14.—(1) Where under any statutory provision powers are conferred on a relevant body to execute any works (of whatever kind and for whatever purpose)—

(a)that body and the Corporation may enter into an agreement that the powers shall, to such extent and subject to such conditions as the agreement may specify, be exercised in the designated area by the Corporation on behalf of that body; and

(b)the Corporation shall have power to execute those works in that area and otherwise to carry any such agreement into effect.

(2) Nothing in any agreement under paragraph (1) shall authorise or empower a relevant body or the Corporation on behalf of that body to execute the works in question otherwise than in accordance with, and subject to, any statutory provision conferring, or relating to, the power to execute the works; and references to the relevant body in any such statutory provision shall for the purposes of the execution of any such works be construed as including references to the Corporation.

(3) The Corporation shall not enter an agreement under paragraph (1) with a relevant body other than a Northern Ireland Department except with the approval of the Department.

(4) The Department may enter into an agreement with the Corporation that the powers of the Corporation to execute any works under this Order shall, to such extent and subject to such conditions as the agreement may specify, be exercised by the Department on behalf of the Corporation and the Department shall have power to execute those works and otherwise to carry any such agreement into effect.

(5) The provisions of this Order shall, with any necessary modifications, apply to the execution of any works by the Department in pursuance of an agreement under paragraph (4) as they would have applied to their execution by the Corporation.

(6) In this Article “relevant body” means—

(a)a Northern Ireland Department;

(b)the Northern Ireland Housing Executive;

(c)the Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited;

(d)the Belfast City Council;

(e)the Belfast Harbour Commissioners;

(f)any other body (being a body established under a statutory provision) specified for the purposes of this Article by an order made by the Department.

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