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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1988


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Transitional and consequential provisions and savings

17.—(1) The Department may by regulations subject to negative resolution make—

(a)such transitional provision;

(b)such consequential provision; or

(c)such savings,

as the Department considers necessary or expedient in preparation for or in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Order or the operation of any statutory provision which is repealed or amended by a provision of this Order during any period when the repeal or amendment is not wholly in operation.

(2) Regulations under paragraph (1) may make modifications of any statutory provision (including this Order); and in this paragraph “modifications” includes additions, omissions and amendments.

(3) Section 155(1) to (3A) of the principal Act shall apply to the power to make regulations conferred by paragraph (1) as they apply to any power to make regulations conferred by that Act but as if for references to that Act there were substituted references to that paragraph.

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