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The Noise Act 1996 (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1997 No. 366 (C. 21)


The Noise Act 1996 (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997


12th August 1997

The Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 14(2) and 14(4) of the Noise Act 1996(1) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:


1.  This Order may be cited as the Noise Act 1996 (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of the provisions of the Noise Act 1996, in so far as they apply to Northern Ireland, shall be 1st September 1997.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland on

R. W. Rogers

Assistant Secretary

12th August 1997.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings the provisions of the Noise Act 1996, in so far as they apply to Northern Ireland, into operation on 1st September 1997.

Copies of the Order may be obtained from The Stationery Office Ltd., 16 Arthur Street, Belfast BT1 4GD.

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