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The Laganside Development(Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Limits of jurisdiction of Belfast Harbour Commissioners

24.—(1) In the Belfast Harbour Acts 1847 to 1967 for any reference to the first weir across the River Lagan near Annadale in the County of Down in connection with the limits of the Port and Harbour of Belfast or of the jurisdiction of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners there shall be substituted a reference to the seaward extremity of the Queen Elizabeth bridge across the River Lagan.

(2) Schedule 4 shall have effect for the purpose of vesting in the Corporation—

(a)the estate of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners in land ceasing under paragraph (1) to be within the limits of the jurisdiction of those Commissioners; and

(b)certain works situated on that land.

Exercise of other statutory powers in designated area

25.—(1) The Department shall not—

(a)provide financial assistance under Article 3 of the Social Need (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1) for anything which a body or person does or intends to do in the designated area;

(b)exercise any of its powers under Article 5 or 6 of that Order in or in relation to the designated area.

(2) Nothing in paragraph (1) shall prevent the completion by the Department of any transaction, works or other thing which has been commenced by it before the coming into operation of this Order.

(3) Except as provided by paragraph (1) or by any agreement under Article 14(1), the powers conferred on the Corporation by this Order in relation to the designated area are in addition to, and not in derogation from, any powers exercisable by any other body or person in relation to that area by virtue of any other statutory provision.



26.  Orders made by the Department under this Order (except Articles 9(1) and 20(2)) shall be subject to negative resolution.

Repeal or amendment of private and local Acts

27.—(1) Part II of the Belfast Corporation Act 1924(2) is hereby repealed.

(2) The Department may by order—

(a)repeal any local or private Act in so far as it appears to the Department to be inconsistent with any provision of this Order;

(b)amend any such Act so as to render it consistent with the provisions of this Order.

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