Explanatory Memorandum

Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 23

4 May 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 4 – Graffiti and Other Defacement

Section 39 – Power of district councils to obtain information

This section enables a district council to serve a notice on any person requiring that person to supply any information which the council reasonably considers it needs for the purposes of any of its functions under Part 4. Subsection (2) provides that Regulations may restrict the information that may be required and determine the form in which it is to be required. Subsection (3) makes it an offence to fail to comply with the requirements of a notice requesting information or to supply false information.