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The Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012

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17.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the power under Article 15(1) of the Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 to dispense with or relax any requirement of building regulations shall, in accordance with Article 15(2) of the said Order, be exercisable by the district council.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply to—

(a)any application made by a district council;

(b)the requirements of this Part of these regulations (except for regulation 12);

(c)the relaxation of any functional regulation; or

(d)the relaxation of regulation 40 in Part F.

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