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The Airports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Article 8(6).

SCHEDULE 2PROVISIONS RELATING TO DIRECTIONS UNDER ARTICLE 8

Notice of giving of directions

1.—(1) Immediately after the Department has given the direction, it shall publish in the Belfast Gazette and in one or more newspapers circulating in the locality in which the land to which the direction relates is situated a notice stating that the direction has been given, and shall also serve notice of the direction—

(a)in the case of a direction given for the purpose specified in Article 8(3)(a), on every district council in whose district any of the land to which the direction relates is situated;

(b)in the case of a direction given for the purpose specified in Article 8(3)(d), on every person appearing to the Department to be an owner, lessee or occupier of any land to which the right of way is appurtenant, and on every district council in whose district any of that land is situated;

(c)in the case of a direction given for any other purpose specified in Article 8(3), on every person appearing to the Department to be an owner, lessee or occupier of the land to which the direction relates and on every district council in whose district any of that land is situated;

(d)in the case of a direction restricting the installation of apparatus or extinguishing rights to install or maintain apparatus, on every person appearing to the Department to be a person whose rights to install or maintain apparatus are affected by the direction; and

(e)in the case of a direction requiring the removal of any apparatus, on the person appearing to the Department to be entitled to maintain the apparatus required to be removed under the direction.

(2) Any notice given with respect to any direction for the purpose of complying with the requirements of this paragraph shall state the effect of the direction.

Challenging validity of direction

2.  If any person aggrieved by the direction desires to question the validity thereof, or of any provision contained therein, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the Department or that any requirement of this Schedule has not been complied with in relation to the direction, he may, within 6 weeks from the time when notice that the direction has been given is first published under paragraph 1, make an application to the High Court and on any such application the High Court—

(a)may by interim order suspend the operation of the direction or of any provision contained therein, either generally or in so far as it affects the applicant, until the final determination of the proceedings; and

(b)if satisfied that the direction or any provision contained therein is not within the powers of the Department, or that the interests of the applicant have been substantially prejudiced by any requirement of this Schedule not having been complied with, may quash the order or any provision contained therein, either generally or in so far as it affects the applicant.

3.  Subject to the provisions of paragraph 2, the direction shall not, either before or after it has been made, be questioned in any legal proceedings whatsoever, and shall become operative on the expiration of 6 weeks from the date on which notice of the giving of the direction is first published under paragraph 1.

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