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The Environmental Impact Assessment and Natural Habitats (Extraction of Minerals by Marine Dredging) (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2007

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29.—(1) The regulator may cause a local inquiry to be held for the purposes of the exercise of any function of the regulator under these Regulations.

(2) In relation to a local inquiry held under these Regulations in respect of dredging in British waters, subsections (2) to (5) of section 250 (power to direct inquiries) of the Local Government Act 1972(1) shall apply—

(a)as they apply in relation to local inquiries held under that Act;

(b)with the deletion of the words “local authority or” from subsection (4) (provisions as to Secretary of State’s costs of holding inquiries); and

(c)as if references in subsections (4) and (5) (provisions as to orders for the payment of costs of parties to inquiries) to the Minister, were references to the regulator.

(3) As regards dredging in Northern Ireland, Schedule A1 to the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 shall apply in relation to a local inquiry held under these Regulations instead of paragraph (2) of this regulation, as it applies in relation to a local inquiry held under an enactment passed or made as mentioned in section 23 (inquiries and investigations) of that Act(2).

(1)

1972 c. 70. Subsection (2) was amended by the Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1989 (c. 43). Subsection (3) was amended by sections 37, 38 and 46 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48). Subsection (4) was amended by the Housing and Planning Act 1986 (c. 63), section 49(2), and Schedule 12, Part III.

(2)

1954 c. 33 (N.I.). Section 23 was amended and Schedule A1 was inserted by section 47 of the Inquiries Act 2005 (c. 12).

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