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The Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Water (Northern Ireland) Order 1999.

(2) Subject to paragraphs (3) and (4), this Order shall come into operation on such day or days as the Department of the Environment may by order appoint.

(3) The provisions of this Order set out in paragraph (4) shall come into operation on—

(a)the expiration of one month from the day on which this Order is made; or

(b)the day before the day appointed by an Order in Council under section 3 of the [1998 c. 47.] Northern Ireland Act 1998 for the commencement of Parts II and III of that Act,

whichever is the earlier.

(4) The provisions referred to in paragraph (3) are—

(a)this Part;

(b)Part III;

(c)Articles 59 to 62;

(d)Schedule 3 as it applies for the purposes of Article 48(3);

(e)Schedules 4 and 5;

(f)Part I of Schedule 8 and Article 63(2) so far as relating thereto.

(5) An order under paragraph (2) may contain such transitional provisions as appear to the Department of the Environment to be necessary or expedient.

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