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The Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Exclusions from these Regulations

3.  Nothing in these Regulations shall apply in relation to—

(a)any discharge of matter containing radioactive substances;

(b)any discharge of domestic effluent from an isolated dwelling which is not connected to a sewerage system and which is situated outside any area protected for the abstraction of water for human consumption;

(c)any discharge found by the Department to contain substances in list I or II in a quantity and concentration to be so small as to obviate any present or future danger of deterioration in the quality of the receiving groundwater.

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