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The Control of Asbestos in Water (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Control of Asbestos in Water (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 20th February 1997.


2.  The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.


3.  After regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos in Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(2) there shall be inserted the following regulation—


4A.(1) The Department shall ensure that measurements are taken, at regular intervals, of asbestos discharges (made in accordance with a consent granted under regulation 4(1)) into the aquatic environment.

(2) For the purpose of checking compliance with the limits specified in that consent the sampling and analysis procedures and methods shall be in conformity with those described in the Annex to the Directive or with any other procedure or method which gives equivalent results.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 20th December 1996.


R. W. Rogers

Assistant Secretary

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