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The Litter (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Penalty for leaving litter, etc.

    1. 3.Offence of leaving litter

    2. 4.Offence of permitting dogs to foul

    3. 5.Enforcement of Articles 3 and 4

    4. 6.Fixed penalty notices

    5. 6A. Use of fixed penalty receipts

  4. Clearing and cleaning land and roads

    1. 7.Duty to keep land and roads clear and clean

    2. 8.Roads: supplementary provisions

    3. 9.Code of practice

  5. Litter control areas

    1. 10.Litter control areas

  6. Summary proceedings to deal with litter

    1. 11.Summary proceedings by persons aggrieved by litter

    2. 12.Summary proceedings by district councils

    3. 12A.Litter clearing notices

    4. 12B.Appeals against litter clearing notices

    5. 12C.Failure to comply with litter clearing notice

  7. Street litter

    1. 13.Street litter control notices

    2. 14.Street litter: supplementary provisions

    3. 14A.Fixed penalty notices relating to Articles 12C and 14

    4. 14B.Free distribution of printed matter

  8. Miscellaneous

    1. 15.Public registers

    2. 16.Abatement of litter

    3. 17.Application of Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

    4. 18.Transitional provision relating to Article 7

    5. 18A.Fixed penalty notices: supplementary

    6. 18B.Exclusion of liability

    7. 19.Powers in relation to abandoned shopping and luggage trolleys

    8. 20.Power of district councils to obtain information

    9. 21.Power of entry

    10. 22.Local inquiries

    11. 23.Miscellaneous provisions relating to legal proceedings

    12. 24.Application to Crown

    13. 25.Regulations, orders and directions

    14. Article 26—Repeals


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. Application

        1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), this Schedule applies where any shopping or luggage trolley is...

      2. Power to seize and remove trolleys

        1. 2.(1) Where this Schedule applies in relation to a shopping or luggage trolley, the district...

      3. Retention, return and disposal of trolleys

        1. 3.(1) Subject to the following sub-paragraphs, the district council, as respects any shopping or luggage...

        2. 3A.(1) This paragraph applies where the district council is entitled to sell or otherwise dispose...

      4. Charges

        1. 4.(1) The district council, in fixing the charges to be paid under this Schedule, shall...

      5. Definitions

        1. 5.In this Schedule— authorised officer ”, in relation to a district council, means an officer...

    2. SCHEDULE 1A


      1. Offence of unauthorised distribution

        1. 1.(1) A person commits an offence if he distributes any free printed matter without the...

      2. Designation

        1. 2.(1) A district council may by order in accordance with this paragraph designate land in...

      3. Consent and conditions

        1. 3.(1) A district council may on the application of any person consent to that person...

      4. Fees

        1. 4.(1) A district council may require the payment of a fee before giving consent under...

      5. Appeals

        1. 5.(1) Any person aggrieved by a decision of a district council under paragraph 3— (a)...

      6. Seizure of material

        1. 6.(1) Where it appears to an authorised officer of a district council that a person...

      7. Fixed penalty notices

        1. 7.(1) This paragraph applies where on any occasion it appears to an authorised officer of...

      8. Supplementary

        1. 8.In this Schedule “ authorised officer ”, in relation to a district council, means— (a)...

    3. Schedule 2—Repeals

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