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The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

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The Safety of Sports Grounds (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

25.  In Article 2(2) (interpretation), for the definition of “the Fire Authority” substitute ““the Fire and Rescue Service Board” means the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service Board”.

26.  In Article 5 (contents of safety certificates) after paragraph (3) insert–

(3A) No condition of a safety certificate shall require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it..

27.  In Articles 6 to 10, 15 to 17 and 23, for the words “Fire Authority” in each place where they occur substitute “Fire and Rescue Service Board”.

28.  In Article 7 (amendment etc. of certificates)–

(a)after paragraph (1) insert–

(1A) The council shall, if it appears to the council that a safety certificate would require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it, amend the safety certificate by notice to its holder; but nothing in this paragraph shall be taken to require the council to take any action unless it is aware of any such inconsistency between a safety certificate and that Part.;

(b)in paragraph (4) after “(1)(a)” insert “or (1A)”.

29.  After Article 7 insert–

Safety certificates: fire safety

7A.  A safety certificate has no effect to the extent that it would require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it..

30.  In Article 14 (contents of safety certificates for stands) after paragraph (3) insert–

(3A) No condition of a safety certificate shall require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it..

31.  In Article 16 (amendment etc. of certificates)–

(a)after paragraph (1) insert–

(1A) The council shall, if it appears to the council that a safety certificate would require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it, amend the safety certificate by notice to its holder; but nothing in this paragraph shall be taken to require the council to take any action unless it is aware of such an inconsistency between a safety certificate and that Part.;

(b)in paragraph (4) after “(1)(b)” insert “or (1A)”.

32.  After Article 16 insert–

Safety certificates: fire safety

16A.  A safety certificate has no effect to the extent that it would require a person to contravene any provision of Part III of the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 or regulations made under it..

33.  In Article 21(3) (exclusion of other statutory requirements)–

(a)omit sub-paragraph (b); and

(b)in sub-paragraph (c) for “those terms and conditions” substitute “the terms and conditions of the safety certificate”.

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