Search Legislation

The Groundwater Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

List II

2.—(1) A substance is in list II if it could have a harmful effect on groundwater and it belongs to one of the following families or groups of substances–

(a) the following metalloids and metals and their compounds:

ZincTin
CopperBarium
NickelBeryllium
ChromeBoron
LeadUranium
SeleniumVanadium
ArsenicCobalt
AntimonyThallium
MolybdenumTellurium
TitaniumSilver

:

(b) biocides and their derivatives not appearing in list I;

(c) substances which have a deleterious effect on the taste or odour of groundwater, and compounds liable to cause the formation of such substances in such water and to render it unfit for human consumption;

(d) toxic or persistent organic compounds of silicon, and substances which may cause the formation of such compounds in water, excluding those which are biologically harmless or are rapidly converted in water into harmless substances;

(e) inorganic compounds of phosphorus and elemental phosphorus;

(f) fluorides;

(g) ammonia and nitrites.

(2) A substance is also in list II if–

(a) it belongs to the families and groups of substances set out in paragraph 1(1);

(b) it has been determined by the Department to be inappropriate to list I under paragraph 1(2); and

(c) it has been determined by the Department to be appropriate to be classed in list II having regard to toxicity, persistence and bioaccumulation.

3.  The Department shall from time to time publish a summary of the effect of its determinations under this Schedule in such manner as it considers appropriate and shall make copies of any such summary available to the public free of charge.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources