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Uniformity of Laws Act (Northern Ireland) 1922

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Purposes to which the Act applies.N.I.

2The purposes to which this Act applies are:—

(1)the keeping or storing of raw celluloid—

(a)in quantities exceeding at any one time one hundredweight; or

(b)in smaller quantities unless kept (except when required to be exposed for the purpose of the work carried on in the premises) in a properly closed metal box or case; and

(2)the keeping or storing of cinematograph film:—

(a)in quantities exceeding at any one time twenty reels, or eighty pounds in weight; or

(b)in smaller quantities unless each reel is kept (except when required to be exposed for the purpose of the work carried on in the premises) in a separate and properly closed metal box or case:

Provided that—

(i)for the purposes of this Act, cinematograph film shall be deemed to be kept in any premises where it is temporarily deposited for the purpose of examination, cleaning, packing, re-winding or repair, but celluloid or cinematograph film shall not be deemed to be kept or stored in any premises where it is temporarily deposited whilst in the course of delivery, conveyance or transport; and

(ii)the provisions of this Act shall not, except in the cases referred to in paragraphs ( c), ( d) and ( e) of subsection (1) of section one thereof, apply to premises to which the Factory and Workshop Acts, 1901 to 1920F1, apply; and

(iii)the provisions of this Act shall not apply to premises licensed in accordance with the provisions of[F2 Article 3 of the Cinemas (Northern Ireland) Order 1991F2][F3 and]

F3(iv)the provisions of this Act shall not apply to a workplace within the meaning of the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001..

F21991 NI 12

F3SR 2003/152

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