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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a Northern Ireland Statutory Rule: The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide (2007 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012 No. 286

Draft Order laid before the Assembly under section 24(9) of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 for approval

Draft Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2012 No.

Criminal Law

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide (2007 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012

Made

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The Department of Justice makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 24(9) and 27(1) and (1A) of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007(1).

In accordance with section 24(9) of that Act a draft of this Order was laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly.

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide (2007 Act) (Commencement) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012.

Provisions coming into force on 3rd September 2012

2.  Section 2(1)(d) of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (duty owed to a person in custody to be a relevant duty of care) shall come into force on 3rd September 2012.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Justice on *** 2012

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David Ford

Minister of Justice

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 3rd September 2012 section 2(1)(d) of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. Section 2 of that Act defines “relevant duty of care” for the purposes of the Act, and subsection (1)(d) states that a duty owed to a person in custody etc is to be such a relevant duty. This Order completes the bringing into force of that Act.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 have been brought into force by earlier commencement orders as from the dates shown.

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Date of Commencement

S.I. No.

Section 106.04.20082008/401
Section 2 (partially)06.04.20082008/401
Section 3 (partially)06.04.20082008/401
Section 406.04.20082008/401
Section 5 (partially)06.04.20082008/401
Section 606.04.20082008/401
Section 7 (partially)06.04.20082008/401
Sections 8 and 906.04.20082008/401
Section 1015.02.20102010/276
Sections 11 to 1906.04.20082008/401
Section 20 (partially)06.04.20082008/401
Sections 21 to 2606.04.20082008/401
Schedules 1 and 206.04.20082008/401
(1)

2007 c.19. Section 24(9) was inserted by and section 27 was amended by paragraphs 4 and 5 respectively of Schedule 9 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/976).

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