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The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Functional work: restrictions

7.—(1) A council may not carry out functional work falling within a defined activity unless each of the 6 conditions is fulfilled.

(2) The conditions mentioned in paragraph (1) are those set out in Article 8, which shall have effect subject to Article 9.

(3) This Article applies only if the work falls within such a defined activity, is of such a description, is proposed to be carried out by such council or councils, and is proposed to be carried out on or after such date (not preceding 1st July 1992), as may be specified by regulations.

(4) Regulations may provide that where a council proposes to carry out functional work which falls within a defined activity specified in the regulations (whether or not by virtue of Article 4(4) or (6)) and to which this Article would not otherwise apply, it shall (if the council so decides) be treated as work to which this Article applies.

(5) This Article applies even if the work forms part of work begun before any date specified in the regulations, but references in this Article and the following provisions of this Part to the work do not include references to any work carried out before such date.

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