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The Fire Services (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1993


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Civil and other liability

15.  After Article 44 of the principal Order there shall be inserted—

Civil and other liability

44A.  Except in so far as this Order otherwise expressly provides, and subject to section 20(1) and (4) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (offences under two or more laws), the provisions of this Order shall not be construed as—

(a)conferring a right of action in any civil proceedings (other than proceedings for the recovery of a fine) in respect of any contravention of a provision of this Order, of any regulations thereunder or of any fire certificate or notice issued or served thereunder by the Authority; or

(b)affecting any requirement or restriction imposed by or under any other statutory provision; or

(c)derogating from any right of action or other remedy (whether civil or criminal) in proceedings instituted otherwise than under this Order..

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