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High Hedges Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 1 - Complaints to which this Act applies

This section sets out the circumstances in which a complaint could be made - a complaint must be made by the owner or occupier of a domestic property, on the grounds that their reasonable enjoyment of that property is being adversely affected, due to loss of light, by the height of a high hedge situated on land owned or occupied by another person.  Complaints about the effects of roots are specifically excluded (subsection (4)).

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