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The Civil Service (Management Functions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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Delegation of functionsN.I.

3.—(1) This Article applies to any function with respect to the management of the Northern Ireland Civil Service—

[F1which, by virtue of a prerogative order made under section 23(3) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, is exercisable by the Department of Finance and Personnel.]

F1(2) The Department of Finance and Personnel may, to such extent and subject to such conditions as it thinks fit, delegate any function to which this Article applies to any servant of the Crown.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (2), the conditions subject to which a function may be delegated under that paragraph include a condition prohibiting, to such extent as may be specified in the condition, the carrying out of the function under the authority of the person to whom it is delegated.

(4) Without prejudice to any rule of law with respect to the carrying out of functions under the authority of a person in charge of a government department, where a function is delegated under paragraph (2), the person to whom the function is delegated may, subject to the terms of the delegation, authorise a servant of the Crown for whom he is responsible to carry out the function on his behalf.

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