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The Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990


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18.—(1) The Department shall consult the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland before making—

(a)an order under Article 4 which makes any amendment or repeal of any provision of an enactment; or

(b)an order under Article 8.

(2) An order of one of the following descriptions, namely—

(a)such an order under Article 4 as is mentioned in paragraph (1)(a); or

(b)an order under Article 8(1)(a) which preserves the effect of any provision of an enactment,

shall not be made unless a draft of it has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Assembly.

(3) Any order under this Order other than—

(a)an order under Article 1(3); or

(b)an order to which paragraph (2) applies,

shall be subject to negative resolution.

(4) An order under this Order may contain such consequential or transitional provisions or savings as appear to the Department to be necessary or expedient.

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