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


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Explanatory Note

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This Order makes miscellaneous amendments to the Fire Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 relating to fire precautions. The principal amendments concern—

(a)exemptions from requirement to have fire certificates (Articles 6 and 7);

(b)charges for fire certification work (Article 8);

(c)codes of practice as to means of escape and for fighting fire and improvement notices (Article 9);

(d)safety pending determination of applications for fire certificates (Articles 10 and 11);

(e)prohibition notices in cases of serious risk (Article 12);

(f)inspections of premises (Article 13);

(g)removal of exemption for premises used for public religious worship (Article 16); and

(h)functions of the Department of the Environment with respect to fire safety and vehicles for emergency fire fighting (Article 21).

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