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2  (1)  The Department of Justice is to be in the charge of a Northern Ireland Minister appointed by virtue of a nomination—

(a)made by one or more members of the Assembly; and

(b)approved by a resolution of the Assembly passed with the support of—

(i)a majority of the members voting on the motion for the resolution,

(ii)a majority of the designated Nationalists voting, and

(iii)a majority of the designated Unionists voting.

(2) Expressions used in subsection (1) and in the Northern Ireland Act 1998 have the same meanings in that subsection as in that Act.

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