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Wildlife and Natural Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 29 - Public body: duties in relation to authorising operations

This Section places an obligation on public bodies, when granting consent to someone to carry out an operation, to require that the operation is carried out in such a way so as to minimise any possible damage to the designated features of an Area of Special Scientific Interest in Northern Ireland (ASSI) or require the operator to take reasonable action to restore the ASSI to its former condition where damage does occur.

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