CoronavirusSee Coronavirus legislation
on legislation.gov.uk
Get Coronavirus guidance from GOV.UK
Additional advice for Scotland | Wales | Northern Ireland

Search Legislation

The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

 Help about what version

What Version

 Help about advanced features

Advanced Features

Changes over time for: Section 52

 Help about opening options

Changes to legislation:

There are currently no known outstanding effects for the The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, Section 52. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team. Please see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ for details regarding the timescales for which new effects are identified and recorded on this site.

Interpretation of Part IIIN.I.

This section has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

52.—(1) In this Part–

authorised officer” means a fire and rescue officer who is authorised in writing by the Chief Fire and Rescue Officer under Article 33;

employee” has the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 9);

fire safety duties” means–

(a)

the duties imposed by Articles 25, 26, 27 and 28; and

(b)

any duties imposed by regulations made under Article 29 or 30;

fire safety measures” shall be construed in accordance with Article 51;

house in multiple occupation” has the meaning given by [F1section 1 of the Houses in Multiple Occupation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016] ;

operational task” means–

(a)

a function such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) or (b) of paragraph (1) of Article 5;

(b)

a function such as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) or (b) of paragraph (1) of Article 6; or

(c)

a function such as is mentioned in an order under Article 7(1);

owner”, in relation to premises, means any person who is for the time being receiving a rack rent of the premises, whether on his own account or as agent or trustee for any other person or who would so receive the same if the premises were let at a rack rent;

public road” has the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 (NI 2);

rack rent” has the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the Rates (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 28);

relevant person”, in relation to premises, means–

(a)

any person who is, or may be, lawfully in the premises; or

(b)

any person–

(i)

who is, or may be, in the immediate vicinity of the premises; and

(ii)

whose safety would be at risk in the event of fire in the premises;

but does not include a fire and rescue officer who is engaged in the performance of an operational task and, in its application to Article 26, a person such as is mentioned in paragraph (2);

relevant premises” shall be construed in accordance with Article 50;

visiting force” means any such body, contingent or detachment of the forces of any country as is a visiting force for the purposes of any of the provisions of the Visiting Forces Act 1952 (c. 67);

work” and “at work” shall be construed in accordance with Article 2 of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (NI 9);

workplace”, in relation to an employer and his employees, means any relevant premises which are used for the purposes of an undertaking carried on by the employer and made available to an employee of the employer as a place of work; and includes–

(a)

any part of those premises to which an employee of the employer has access while at work; and

(b)

any relevant premises (other than a public road)–

(i)

which are a means of access to or egress from the place of work; or

(ii)

where facilities are provided for use in connection with the place of work.

(2) The person is, where the person (“the employer”) subject to the requirement to carry out an assessment or a review under Article 26 is also subject to the requirement to carry out an assessment or a review under Article 25, any employee of that employer.

(3) For the purposes of Article 28, references in the definition of “relevant person” in paragraph (1) to premises shall be construed as references to the workplace.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

See additional information alongside the content

Geographical Extent: Indicates the geographical area that this provision applies to. For further information see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’.

Show Timeline of Changes: See how this legislation has or could change over time. Turning this feature on will show extra navigation options to go to these specific points in time. Return to the latest available version by using the controls above in the What Version box.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Northern Ireland Order in Council and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Order accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Northern Ireland Order in Council made since 2002.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Timeline of Changes

This timeline shows the different points in time where a change occurred. The dates will coincide with the earliest date on which the change (e.g an insertion, a repeal or a substitution) that was applied came into force. The first date in the timeline will usually be the earliest date when the provision came into force. In some cases the first date is 01/02/1991 (or for Northern Ireland legislation 01/01/2006). This date is our basedate. No versions before this date are available. For further information see the Editorial Practice Guide and Glossary under Help.

Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources