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

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Interpretation of Part III of principal Order

5.  In Article 21 (interpretation)—

(a)in paragraph (1)—

(i)after the definition of “designated use” there shall be inserted—

  • “escape”, in relation to premises, means escape from them to some place of safety beyond the building which constitutes or comprises the premises and any area enclosed by it or enclosed with it;;

(ii)after the definition of “premises” there shall be inserted—

“prohibition notice” means a notice under Article 33(2);;

(b)for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted—

(2) For the purposes of any provision of this Part relating to means of escape, consideration may be given to, and conditions or requirements imposed as respects, any place or thing by means of which a person escapes from premises to a place of safety; and “means of escape” shall be construed accordingly..

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