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The Litter (Northern Ireland) Order 1994


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Code of practice

9.—(1) The Department shall prepare and issue a code of practice for the purpose of providing practical guidance on the discharge of the duties imposed by Article 7(1) and (2).

(2) The Department may issue modifications of, or withdraw, a code issued under paragraph (1); but where a code is withdrawn, the Department shall prepare and issue a new code under that paragraph in substitution for it.

(3) Any person subject to any duty imposed by Article 7(1) or (2) shall have regard to the code of practice in force under paragraph (1) in discharging that duty.

(4) A draft of the code prepared under paragraph (1) shall be laid before the Assembly.

(5) If within the statutory period beginning with the day on which a copy of the draft is laid before the Assembly, the Assembly so resolves, no further proceedings shall be taken thereon but without prejudice to the laying before the Assembly of a new draft.

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