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The Litter (Northern Ireland) Order 1994


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Application of Part II of the Order of 1978

17.—(1) This Article applies to litter collected—

(a)by any district council or person under Article 7(1);

(b)by a district council under Article 12(10); or

(c)by any person under Article 13.

(2) Regulations may provide that the provisions of Part II of the Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(1) shall have effect, with such modifications (if any) as may be prescribed in the regulations—

(a)as if references to controlled waste or controlled waste of a prescribed description included references to litter to which this Article applies or any description of such litter;

(b)as if references to controlled waste or controlled waste of a prescribed description collected under Article 14 of that Order included references to litter collected as mentioned in paragraph (1) or any description of such litter.

(3) The powers conferred by this Article are exercisable in relation to litter to which it applies whether or not the circumstances are such that the litter would be treated as controlled waste apart from this Article and this Article is not to affect the interpretation of the expressions defined in Article 36 of that Order.

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