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  1. Introductory Text

  2. The Northern Ireland Library Authority

    1. 1.The Northern Ireland Library Authority

    2. 2.Duty of Authority to provide library service

    3. 3.Ancillary powers of Authority

    4. 4.Power of Authority to undertake commercial activities

    5. 5.Powers of Authority in relation to land

    6. 6.Charges for certain library services

    7. 7.Byelaws in respect of use of library facilities

  3. Functions of the Department

    1. 8.Grants for or in connection with library services

    2. 9.Directions

  4. Supplementary provisions

    1. 10.Amendments and repeals

    2. 11.Interpretation

    3. 12.Commencement

    4. 13.Short title

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE NORTHERN IRELAND LIBRARY AUTHORITY

      1. Status

        1. 1.(1) The Authority shall not be regarded—

      2. Membership

        1. 2.(1) The Authority shall consist of— (a) a Chair, and...

      3. Tenure of office

        1. 3.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the Chair...

      4. Remuneration, etc. of members

        1. 4.The Authority shall pay to the Chair and other members...

      5. Employees

        1. 5.(1) The Authority shall have— (a) a chief executive, with...

      6. Remuneration, allowances and pensions of employees

        1. 6.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), the Authority shall pay to...

      7. Arrangements for assistance

        1. 7.(1) The Authority may make arrangements with such persons (including...

      8. Committees

        1. 8.(1) The Authority may establish committees. (2) A person who...

      9. Delegation to committees and staff

        1. 9.(1) The Authority may, to such extent as it may...

      10. Proceedings

        1. 10.Without prejudice to section 19(1)(a)(v) of the Interpretation Act (Northern...

        2. 11.The validity of any proceedings of the Authority, or of...

      11. Application of seal and documents

        1. 12.The application of the seal of the Authority shall be...

        2. 13.Any document which if executed by an individual would not...

      12. Premises

        1. 14.(1) The headquarters of the Authority shall be at such...

      13. Finance

        1. 15.(1) The Department may make payments to the Authority.

      14. Accounts

        1. 16.(1) The Authority shall— (a) keep proper accounts and proper...

      15. Annual report

        1. 17.(1) As soon as practicable after the end of each...

      16. Interpretation

        1. 18.In this Schedule “financial year” means— (a) the period beginning...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      TRANSFER SCHEMES

      1. Creation and apportionment of property, rights and liabilities etc.

        1. 1.A scheme may— (a) create for the transferor interests in...

        2. 2.(1) A scheme may provide for the transfer of property,...

        3. 3.A certificate by the Department that anything specified in the...

      2. Employment contract

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies if rights and liabilities under a...

      3. Continuity

        1. 5.A transfer by virtue of a scheme does not affect...

        2. 6.Anything which— (a) is done by the transferor for the...

        3. 7.There may be continued by or in relation to the...

        4. 8.(1) This paragraph applies to any document—

      4. Incidental provision

        1. 9.A scheme may include supplementary, incidental, transitional and consequential provision....

      5. Interpretation

        1. 10.In this Schedule “transferor”, in relation to anything transferred by...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AMENDMENTS

      1. The Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 (NI 14)

        1. 1.In Article 67 after “Library Boards” insert “ , the...

      2. The Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)

        1. 2.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland...

      3. The Rates (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 28)

        1. 3.In Schedule 13 after the entry relating to the Northern...

      4. The Commissioner for Complaints (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI. 7)

        1. 4.In Schedule 2 to the Commissioner for Complaints (Northern Ireland)...

      5. The Employment Rights (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (NI 16

        1. 5.In Article 78(2) after sub-paragraph (a) insert—

      6. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

        1. 6.In Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

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