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Land Acquisition and Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1973

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17.—(1) The responsible authority in relation to a road or other public works shall keep a record and, on demand, furnish a statement in writing of—

(a)the date on which the road was first open to public traffic, or was first open to public traffic after completion of any particular alterations to the carriageway of the road;

(b)the date on which the public works were first used after completion, or were first used after completion of any particular alterations to those works;

(c)in the case of public works other than a road or aerodrome, the date on which there was a change of use in respect of the public works.

(2) A certificate issued by the Ministry of DevelopmentF1 stating that runway or apron alterations have or have not been carried out at an aerodrome and the date on which an aerodrome at which any such alterations have been carried out was first used after completion of the alterations shall be conclusive evidence of the facts stated.

(3) In this Article references to alterations to the carriageway of a road, to runway or apron alterations and to a change of use shall be construed in the same way as in Article 12; and paragraph (1) shall not apply unless the date in question falls on or after the commencement date.

F1Now D/Env., SRO (NI) 1973/504

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