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Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 248


Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996


25th June 1996

Coming into operation

5th August 1996

The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 11(2)(e) of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991(1) and all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Planning (Use Classes) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 5th August 1996.


2.  The Planning (Use Classes) Order (Northern Ireland) 1989(2) is amended as follows—

(a)in Class 5 (General Industrial) of the Schedule, omit “or Classes 7 to 10”; and

(b)omit Classes 7 to 10 (Special Industrial) of the Schedule.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on


J. McConnell

Assistant Secretary

25th June 1996.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order further amends the Planning (Use Classes) Order (Northern Ireland) 1989 by omitting Classes 7 to 10 (Special Industrial) from the Schedule.

Industrial processes previously within Classes 7 to 10 will fall within Class 5 (General Industrial).


S.I. 1991/1220 (N.I. 11); see Article 2(2) for the definition of “Department”


S.R. 1989 No. 290; relevant amending instrument is S.R. 1993 No. 462

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