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1. In regulation 14, for paragraph (2) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—
“(2) No proceedings for an offence under these Regulations may be instituted in Northern Ireland except by an enforcement authority or the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland.”.
2. In regulation 18—
(a)the reference in paragraph (3) to written information on oath shall be construed as a reference to a complaint on oath; and
(b)for paragraph (9) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—
“(9) In this regulation, “credentials” in relation to an enforcement officer, means some duly authenticated document showing that he is authorised to act to exercise the powers conferred on him by this regulation.”.
3. In regulation 27(3), the reference to subsection (1) of section 14 of the Civil Evidence Act 1968 shall be construed as a reference to subsection (1) of section 10 of the Civil Evidence Act (Northern Ireland) 1971(1).
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