Clause 16 - Parliamentary procedure for regulations

Part of Fireworks Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 4:15 pm ar 30 Ebrill 2003.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Ceidwadwyr, South West Bedfordshire 4:15, 30 Ebrill 2003

Is it the position that local authorities do not fully understand the legislation that is in place and open to them under the Noise Act 1996 or the powers of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs? Will the Minister take steps to ensure that the powers within existing legislation are more clearly explained to local authorities, as I was not clear how we were going to take the matter forward?