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The Agriculture (Northern Ireland) Order 1993

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17.—(1) Paragraphs (2) to (5) apply where property, rights or liabilities of the Board are transferred under Article 14 under an approved scheme.

(2) The Department—

(a)shall by regulations make such provision as it thinks fit for the purpose of giving effect to so much of the approved scheme as relates to the Board in the period after the transfer under that Article; and

(b)may by regulations make such provision as it thinks fit—

(i)in relation to the constitution of the Board; or

(ii)for the purpose of enabling the Board to wind up its affairs.

(3) Regulations under paragraph (2) may—

(a)provide that, notwithstanding Article 4(1), such provisions of the 1989 Scheme as are specified in the regulations shall continue to have effect, subject to such modifications as may be so specified; or

(b)make such new provision as appears to the Department to be necessary or expedient.

(4) Regulations under paragraph (2) may not confer a power to raise compulsory levies.

(5) As soon as the Department is satisfied that the Board has carried out any remaining functions, and on being given notice by the Board that it has wound up its affairs, the Department shall, after consultation with the Board, make an order dissolving the Board on such date as is specified in the order.

(6) Regulations under paragraph (2) may be made in anticipation of the application of that paragraph.

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