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The Quality of Bathing Water (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2018 No. 104

Environmental Protection

The Quality of Bathing Water (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

Made

1st May 2018

Coming into operation

31st May 2018

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs being a department designated (1) in relation to the environment for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2), makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of that Act.

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Quality of Bathing Water (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 and shall come into operation on 31st May 2018.

Interpretation

2.  The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(3) applies to these Regulations as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

Amendments to the Quality of Bathing Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

3.  For Schedule 1 to the Quality of Bathing Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008(4) substitute the Schedule set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on 1st May 2018.

(L.S.)

John Speers

A senior officer of the

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Regulation 3

SCHEDULESchedule substituted for Schedule 1 to the Quality of Bathing Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

Regulation 3

SCHEDULE 1BATHING WATERS

1

Ballycastle

2

Ballygally

3

Ballyholme

4

Ballyhornan

5

Ballywalter

6

Benone (Magilligan)

7

Brown’s Bay

8

Carnlough

9

Castlerock

10

Cloughey

11

Cranfield (Cranfield Bay)

12

Crawfordsburn

13

Downhill

14

Groomsport

15

Helen’s Bay

16

Kilclief

17

Millisle

18

Murlough Bay

19

Newcastle

20

Portballintrae (Salmon Rock)

21

Portrush (Curran Strand)

22

Portrush (Mill Strand)

23

Portstewart

24

Tyrella

25

Waterfoot

26

Whiterocks

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations amend Schedule 1 of the Quality of Bathing Water Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (as amended) to add Ballyhornan, Cloughey and Kilclief to the list of bathing waters set out in the Schedule to those Regulations.

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