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Environmental Better Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Paragraph 8: Determination of matters by regulatorsParagraph 9: Making of rules and imposition of conditions

There are supplementary provisions at paragraphs 8 and 9. Paragraph 8 allows regulations to make provision for anything in paragraphs 5 to 7 which could be provided for by the regulations to be instead determined by the regulators. Paragraph 9 allows regulations to provide for the Department and regulators to have regard to specified principles and for regulators to have regard to any directions or guidance in imposing conditions.

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