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High Hedges Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 17 - Power to amend sections 1 and 2

This section gives the Department the power to extend the scope of complaints covered by this Act (under section 1) and to alter the definition of 'high hedge' (in section 2) through Regulations.  Such Regulations, under section 19(2) would have to be laid before and approved by resolution of the Assembly.

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