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The Deregulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997

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1.  The following provisions shall cease to have effect—

(a)sections 1 and 2 (licences required for export of potatoes to a relevant destination);

(b)section 4 (permits for export of specific consignments of potatoes);

(c)in section 5 (giving of information and production of certificates and permits)—

(i)in subsection (1) (duty to provide information in certain circumstances) the words “or in breach of any condition of a licence or permit issued under this Act”;

(ii)in subsection (2) (duty to produce certificate or permit) and in subsection (3) (duty to produce certificate or permit on demand by the carrier) the words “or a permit” and “or permit” wherever they occur;

(d)in section 6(1) (detention and seizure of potatoes) the words “or in breach of any condition of a licence or permit issued under this Act”;

(e)section 9 (records and returns);

(f)in section 10 (disclosure of returns and information)—

(i)subsection (1) (return not to be disclosed without authority of person by whom it was made);

(ii)in subsection (3) (disapplication of subsections (1) and (2)) the words “of a return or part of a return or”;

(g)in section 13(1) (certain offences)—

(i)in paragraph (a) the words “, or in breach of any condition of a licence or permit issued to him under this Act”;

(ii)in paragraph (c) the words “licence,” and “permit”;

(iii)paragraph (d) and the word “or” immediately before it;

(h)section 13(6) (effect of suspension, revocation or failure to renew a licence);

(i)in section 16 (interpretation) the definition of “potato shipping licence”.

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