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Lough Neagh (Levels) Scheme (Confirmation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

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SCHEDULELough Neagh (Levels) Scheme 1995

1.  As from such date as may be prescribed by an Order made under sub-section (2) of section 3 of the Act the Lough Neagh (Levels) Scheme 1955 (hereinafter referred to as “the 1955 Scheme”) shall be supplemented and modified in the manner hereinafter appearing.

2.  For the words “50.5 feet above Ordnance Datum and 50.0 feet above Ordnance Datum” in Article 1 of the 1955 Scheme there shall be substituted the words “12.60 metres above Ordnance Datum (Mean Sea Level Belfast) and 12.45 metres above Ordnance Datum (Mean Sea Level Belfast).”.

3.  Article 2 of the 1955 Scheme shall no longer apply.

4.  For the words “50.0 feet and 52.0 feet above O.D.” in Article 3 there shall be substituted the words “12.45 metres and 13.1 metres above O.D. (Mean Sea Level Belfast)”.

5.  In this Scheme and in the 1955 Scheme references to the level of the Lough shall be construed as references to the mean level of the Lough as recorded on the system maintained by the Department at Toome on the northern shore of the Lough and at Derryadd on the southern shore and consequently Article 5 of the 1955 Scheme shall no longer apply.

6.  This Scheme may be cited as the Lough Neagh (Levels) Scheme 1995.

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