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Orders and regulations (general provisions)N.I.

166.—(1) Where a power under this Order to make regulations or an order is expressed to be exercisable for alternative purposes it may be exercised in relation to the same case for any or all of those purposes.

(2) Any power to make regulations or an order for the purposes of any one provision of this Order is without prejudice to any power to make regulations or an order for the purposes of any other provision.

(3) Any power conferred by this Order to make regulations or an order includes power to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision as appears to the authority making the regulations or order to be expedient for the purposes of the regulations or order.

(4) Regulations made under this Order may, for the purposes of or in connection with the coming into operation of any provisions of this Order, make any such provision as could be made by virtue of Article 1(5)(a), by an order bringing those provisions into operation.

Assembly, etc. control of orders and regulationsN.I.

167.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2)—

(a)any orders (except orders under Article 1) made under this Order by a Northern Ireland department, and

(b)any regulations made under this Order,

are subject to negative resolution.

(2) Orders and regulations to which this paragraph applies—

(a)must be laid before the Assembly after being made, and

(b)take effect on such date as may be specified in the order or regulations, but (without prejudice to the validity of anything done thereunder or to the making of a new order or new regulations) cease to have effect upon the expiration of a period of six months from that date unless at some time before the expiration of that period the order or regulations are approved by a resolution of the Assembly.

(3) Paragraph (2) applies in relation in orders[F1 made by virtue of Article 10(2)] and regulations made by virtue of—

Sub‐para. (a) rep. by 2000 c. 4 (NI)

(b)Article 64(4), [F2or]

(c)Article 113(1), F3...

F4prosp. insertion of (ca)

F5(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(whether made alone or with other orders or regulations).

(4) Orders (except orders under Article 1) made under this Order by a Minister of the Crown are subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament and section 5 of the Statutory Instruments Act 1946F6 applies accordingly.

Art. 168—Repeals

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