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The River Lagan Tidal Navigation and General Bye-laws (Northern Ireland) 2006

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Prohibitions on Navigation

8.—(1) The Department may for reasons of safety or for the purposes of an event or works on the river or for any other reason temporarily prohibit the use of any part of the river for navigation or for recreational purposes for such period as shall be specified in a notice inserted in two or more newspapers circulating in the locality and no person shall navigate on or use such part of the river for recreational purposes during such period.

(2) An authorised officer may at any time in case of emergency and for reasons of safety temporarily prohibit the use of any part of the river for navigation or for recreational purposes and no person shall navigate on or use such part of the river for recreational purposes as shall be specified by the said authorised officer during the period stipulated by him provided always that no person shall be in breach of this Bye-law unless the Department shall affirmatively prove that the prohibition was imposed for reasons of safety and that an emergency justifying the prohibition existed at the time of such prohibition.

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