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Local Government (Postponement of Elections and Reorganisation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972

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1972 No. 1998 (N.I. 21)

Local Government (Postponement of Elections and Reorganisation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972

[20th December 1972]

Title and commencementN.I.

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government (Postponement of Elections and Reorganisation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1972 … Commencement


2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 [1954 c.33] shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order (except Article 5(2)) as it applies to an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland.

Para. (2) rep. in pt. by 1977 NI 28; residue spent

(3) Expressions used in Article 3 which are defined in the [1962 c.14] Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 have the same meanings in that Article as in that Act.

Para. (4) rep. by 1977 NI 28

Art. 3(a) amends ss. 11, 65 of 1962 c. 14 (NI), arts 3, 4 of 1972 NI 13; paras. (b) (c) spent; para. (d) amends sch. 2 to 1972 c. 9 (NI)

Art. 4(1) spent; para. (2)(a) (b) (c), with Schedules 1, 2, effects amendments; sub‐para.(d) rep. by 1977 NI 28; sub‐para. (e) repeals sch.2 (pt.) to 1972 NI 12; para. (3) spent

Art. 5(1) rep. in pt. by 1977 NI 28, residue spent; para. (2) spent; para. (3) rep. by SLR 1976; para. (4) rep. by 1977 NI 28


Schedule 1—Amendments


Schedule 2 rep. in pt. by 1977 NI 28; 1978 NI 11, residue spent


Schedule 3 rep. by 1975 NI 21; 1977 NI 28

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