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Deregulation Act 2015

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PART 5Noise abatement zones

Removal of power of local authorities to designate area as noise abatement zone

9Part 3 of the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (noise) is amended in accordance with paragraphs 10 to 14.

10Omit section 57 (local authority duty to conduct periodical inspections to decide how to exercise powers concerning noise abatement zones).

11Omit sections 63 to 67 (noise abatement zones).

12Omit section 69 (execution of works by local authority).

13In section 73 (interpretation and other supplementary provisions)—

(a)in subsection (1), omit the definitions of “noise abatement order”, “noise abatement zone”, “noise level register”, “noise reduction notice” and “person responsible”;

(b)in subsection (2), for “sections 62 to 67” (in both places where it occurs) substitute “section 62”.

14Omit Schedule 1 (provisions applying to coming into operation of noise abatement orders).

15(1)The following repeals are made in consequence of paragraphs 11 and 14.

(2)In the Control of Pollution Act 1974, in section 104(1), omit the words from “(except sections” to “65(6))”.

(3)In the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, in Schedule 2, omit paragraphs 14 and 18.

(4)In the Environmental Protection Act 1990, in Schedule 15, omit paragraph 15(4).

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