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The Smoke Control Areas (Sale or Delivery of Unauthorised Fuel) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

  • “authorised fuel” has the same meaning as in Article 2(2) of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1);

  • “authorised officer” means an officer authorised by a district council for the purposes of these Regulations;

  • “the Department” means the Department of the Environment;

  • “deliver” includes deposit with or consign to any person;

  • “fireplace” has the same meaning as in Article 2(2) of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;

  • “private dwelling” has the same meaning as in Article 2(5) of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;

  • “relevant information” means any information held in whatever form dealing with the acquisition, sale, or storage of solid fuel;

  • “sell” includes possess for the purpose of sale or offer or expose for sale;

  • “smoke control area” means the whole or part of the district of a council declared in accordance with Article 17 of the Clean Air (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 to be a smoke control area;

  • “trade premises” means any place where solid fuel is held for sale or delivery, and includes any vehicle used for the delivery of such fuel.

(2) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(2) shall apply to these Regulations as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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