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The Laganside Development(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Title and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Laganside Development (Northern Ireland) Order 1989.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the expiration of two months from the day on which it is made.


2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

“the Corporation” means the Laganside Corporation established by Article 4;

“the Department” means the Department of the Environment;

“the designated area” has the meaning assigned to it by Article 3(1);

“the river” means such part of the River Lagan and its tributaries as is situated within the designated area;

“statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 (f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

The designated area

3.—(1) In this Order “the designated area” means such area of land as the Department may by order designate for the purposes of this Order.

(2) The Department may by order alter the area of land for the time being designated by an order under paragraph (1) or this paragraph.

(3) An order under paragraph (2) may—

(a)make such amendment of the name of the Corporation as appears to the Department to be appropriate in consequence of any alteration of the designated area made by the order;

(b)amend any reference to the name of the Corporation in any statutory provision, including this Order.

(4) Where the effect of an order under paragraph (2) is that any area of land ceases to be within the designated area, the order may contain such transitional provisions relating to that land as appear to the Department to be appropriate, including provision for the transfer of the assets and liabilities held or enjoyed by the Corporation on or in relation to that land to any other body or person.

(5) An order under paragraph (1) or (2)—

(a)shall define the boundaries of the designated area by means of a map or plan; and

(b)may designate separate parcels of land as one area.

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