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The Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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Regulations and orders

21.—(1) Subject to the following provisions of this Article, subsections (1) to (3A) of section 155 of the principal Act shall apply in relation to any power conferred by any provision of this Order, other than Article 17, to make regulations or an order as they apply in relation to any power conferred by that Act to make regulations or an order, but as if for references to that Act there were substituted references to this Order.

(2) All regulations and orders made under this Order, other than orders under Article 1, shall be subject to negative resolution.

(3) A power conferred by this Order to make any regulations or an order, where the power is not expressed to be exercisable with the consent of the Department of Finance and Personnel, shall if that Department so directs be exercisable only in conjunction with it.

Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

22.—(1) The statutory provisions mentioned in Schedule 6 shall have effect with the amendments there specified (being minor amendments and amendments consequential on provisions of this Order).

(2) The statutory provisions mentioned in Schedule 7 (which include some that are spent or of no further practical utility) are repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), the Department may by regulations make—

(a)such transitional provision,

(b)such consequential provision, or

(c)such savings,

as it 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in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Order or the operation of any statutory provision repealed or amended by a provision of this Order during any period when the repeal or amendment is not wholly in operation.

(4) The power conferred by paragraph (3) shall, in relation to Article 17, be exercisable by the Department of Economic Development.

(5) Where by virtue of any provision of this Order the Pensions Order contains a reference to any provision of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989(1) the Department may by regulations make such provision as it considers necessary or expedient in preparationfor or in connection with the coming into operation of that provision of this Order if any such provision of the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 is not in operation.

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