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21 Power F1... to exempt certain fireplaces.E+W+S

[F2(A1)For the purposes of the application of this Part to England, the Secretary of State may exempt any class of fireplace from the provisions of section 20 (prohibition of smoke emissions in smoke control area) if he is satisfied that such fireplaces can be used for burning fuel other than authorised fuels without producing any smoke or a substantial quantity of smoke.

(A2)An exemption under subsection (A1) may be made subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(A3)The Secretary of State must—

(a)publish a list of those classes of fireplace that are exempt under subsection (A1) including details of any conditions to which an exemption is subject;

(b)publish a revised copy of the list as soon as is reasonably practicable after any change is made to the classes of fireplace that are so exempt or to the conditions to which an exemption is subject.

(A4)The list must be published in such manner as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.]

[F3(1)For the purposes of this Part, the Scottish Ministers may exempt any class or description of fireplace from the provisions of section 20 (prohibition of smoke emissions in smoke control areas) if they are satisfied that such fireplaces can be used for burning fuel other than authorised fuels without producing any smoke or a substantial quantity of smoke.

(2)An exemption under subsection (1) may be made subject to such conditions as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.

(3)The Scottish Ministers must—

(a)publish a list of those classes or descriptions of fireplace that are exempt under subsection (1), including details of any conditions to which an exemption is subject; and

(b)publish a revised copy of the list as soon as is reasonably practicable after any change is made to the classes or descriptions of fireplace that are so exempt or to the conditions to which an exemption is subject.

(4)The list must be published in such manner as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate.]

[F4(5)][F5Except where subsection (1) applies, the] [F6Except where subsection (A1) applies, the] Secretary of State may by order exempt any class of fireplace, upon such conditions as may be specified in the order, from the provisions of section 20 (prohibition of smoke emissions in smoke control area), if he is satisfied that such fireplaces can be used for burning fuel other than authorised fuels without producing any smoke or a substantial quantity of smoke.

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F1Words in s. 21 title repealed (S.) (30.6.2014) by Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 3), ss. 50(4), 61(2); S.S.I. 2014/160, art. 2(1)(2), sch.

Words in s. 21 title omitted (E.W.) (1.10.2015) by virtue of Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), ss. 15(6), 115(7); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(b)

F2S. 21(A1)-(A4) inserted (E.W.) (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), ss. 15(4), 115(7); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(b)

F4S. 21(5): s. 21 renumbered as s. 21(5) (S.) (30.6.2014) by Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 3), ss. 50(3)(a), 61(2); S.S.I. 2014/160, art. 2(1)(2), sch.

S. 21(5): s. 21 renumbered as s. 21(5) (E.W.) (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), ss. 15(5), 115(7); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(b)

F5Words in s. 21(5) substituted (S.) (30.6.2014) by Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 3), ss. 50(3)(a), 61(2); S.S.I. 2014/160, art. 2(1)(2), sch.

F6Words in s. 21(5) substituted (E.W.) (1.10.2015) by Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), ss. 15(5), 115(7); S.I. 2015/1732, art. 2(b)

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