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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 112 – Time limit for certain summary offences under Act

This section enables the Department to make provision by regulation to extend the time limit for prosecution of summary only offences provided in the Act. This would amend the time limit provided under Article 19(1)(a) of the Magistrates Courts (NI) Order 1981 for summary offences, (currently 6 months from when the offence was committed or ceased to continue).

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