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The Horses (Protective Headgear for Young Riders) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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4.—(1) The Department of the Environment may by regulations made subject to negative resolution—

(a)provide that Article 3 shall not apply in relation to children of any prescribed description, or in relation to the riding of horses in such circumstances as may be prescribed;

(b)prescribe for the purposes of that Article (by reference to shape, construction or any other quality) the descriptions of protective headgear to be worn by children of any prescribed description in prescribed circumstances; and

(c)prescribe for those purposes the manner in which such headgear is to be worn.

(2) Before making any regulations under this Article the Department shall consult such representative organisations as it thinks fit.

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