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The Ports (Northern Ireland) Order 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Introductory

    1. 1.Title and commencement.

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. Transfer of statutory port undertakings

    1. 3.Formation of companies for purposes of transfer of certain statutory port undertakings

    2. 4.Transfer of undertakings

  4. Disposal of ownership of the successor company

    1. 5.Initial issue of securities of the successor company

    2. 6.Disposal by the authority of its holding in the successor company

    3. 7.Control by the Department over exercise of authority's functions under Articles 5 and 6

    4. 8.Supplementary provisions as to authority's functions

    5. 9.Dissolution of the authority

    6. 10.Treatment of net proceeds of disposal of ownership

  5. Procedure for schemes

    1. 11.Schemes made by a relevant port authority

    2. 12.Schemes initiated by the Department

    3. 13.The annual turnover requirement for the purposes of Article 12

    4. 14.Schemes made by the Department

  6. Levy on initial disposals of securities of successor companies

    1. 15.Levy on initial disposals of securities of successor companies

    2. 16.Payment of levy

    3. 17.Information for purposes of levy

    4. 17A.Notice of assessment: supplementary provisions

    5. 18.Supplementary and consequential provisions relating to levy

  7. Levy on disposals of land, etc.

    1. 19.Levy on disposals of land, etc.

    2. 20.Supplementary and consequential provisions relating to levy under Article 19

  8. Employee participation

    1. 21.Maximising employee participation

    2. 22.Financial assistance for proposals to maximise employee participation in equity of successor companies

  9. Miscellaneous

    1. 23.Stamp duty

    2. 24.Directions

    3. 25.Orders




        1. Interpretation

          1. 1.In this Part— “the transfer date” means the date on...

        2. Construction of agreements, statutory provisions and documents

          1. 2.(1) Where any transferred rights or liabilities are rights or...

          2. 3.(1) Paragraph 2 (except sub-paragraph (1)(a)) shall apply in relation...

          3. 4.(1) The transferee and any other person shall, as from...

          4. 5.Paragraphs 2 to 4 have effect for the interpretation of...

        3. Transfer of rights and liabilities relating to employment

          1. 6.For the purposes of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of...


        1. Interpretation

          1. 7.References in this Part to the statutory accounts of the...

          2. 8.References in this Part to the last statutory accounts of...

        2. Description of provisions

          1. 9.Provision altering the constitution of the authority.

          2. 10.(1) Provision imposing obligations on the authority with respect to—...

          3. 11.(1) Provision that— (a) for the purposes of any statutory...

          4. 12.(1) Provision requiring the successor company either—

          5. 13.(1) Provision for applying sections 836 to 840 of the...

          6. 14.(1) Such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision as appears to...

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