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Plant Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967

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5Execution of Act by district councils.N.I.

(1)The Ministry may require a [F1 district council] to carry into effect any order under this Act, and may, with the consent of the [F1 district council], require a [F1 district council] to pay compensation in respect of any crop, or any seed, plant or part of a seed or plant, which is removed or destroyed in pursuance of any such order; and subsections (3) and (4) of section 4 shall, with the substitution of references to the [F1 district council] for references to the Ministry, apply to compensation payable by a [F1 district council] under this section in like manner as it applies to compensation payable by the Ministry under that section.

(2)Every [F1 district council] shall keep, in such manner and form as the Ministry may from time to time by order direct, a record relative to proceedings in pursuance of any order made under this Act by the Ministry; and the record shall state the date of any removal or destruction in pursuance of the order, and other proper particulars, and shall be admitted in evidence.

Subs.(3) rep. by SRO (NI) 1973/343

F1SRO (NI) 1973/343

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