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The Deregulation and Contracting Out (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II DEREGULATION

    1. Miscellaneous deregulatory provisions

      1. 3.Horticultural produce: repeal of licensing provisions, etc.

      2. 4.Repeal of Arts. 20(S), 22(10) of Weights and Measures (Northern Ireland) Order 1981

      3. 5.Repeal of Auctions (Local Control) Act (Northern Ireland) 1957

      4. 6.Sunday Observance Act (Ireland) 1695: exclusion of sports, etc.

      5. 7.Totalisators on licensed trucks: deductions, etc.

      6. 8.Taxi drivers — tests of competence, etc.

    2. Enforcement procedures and appeals

      1. 9.Powers to improve enforcement procedures

      2. 10.Model provisions with respect to appeals

  4. PART III CONTRACTING OUT

    1. 11.Registrar of companies, etc.

    2. 12.Official receiver

    3. 13.Effect of contracting out

    4. 14.Termination of contracting out

    5. 15.Authorisations: ancillary provisions

    6. 16.Restrictions on disclosure of information

  5. PART IV SOCIAL SECURITY AND SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 17.Social security: amendments following certain orders

    2. Article 18—Amendments

    3. Article 19—Repeals

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      POWERS TO IMPROVE ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES

      1. Explanation of suggested remedial action (1) This paragraph confers power to provide that, where an...

        1. Explanation of suggested remedial action

          1. 1.(1) This paragraph confers power to provide that, where an...

        2. Explanation of immediate enforcement action, etc.

          1. 2.(1) This paragraph confers power to provide that, where an...

        3. Right to make representations

          1. 3.This paragraph confers power to provide that, before an enforcement...

        4. Explanation of right of appeal

          1. 4.This paragraph confers power to provide that, where—

        5. Application of provisions to other interested persons

          1. 5.(1) This paragraph confers power to provide that, where—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FUNCTIONS RELATING TO COMPANIES WHICH MAY BE CONTRACTED OUT

      1. PART I FUNCTIONS OF THE REGISTRAR OF COMPANIES

        1. General

          1. 1.Any function of receiving— (a) any return, account or other...

        2. The Companies Act 2006

          1. 2.Functions of the registrar of companies in relation to—

          2. 3.Functions conferred on the registrar of companies by or under...

        3. The Companies Act 2006

          1. 3A.Functions conferred by or under sections 1085, 1086 or 1091...

        4. The Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881 (c. 60)

          1. 4.Functions conferred by or under section 13 of the Newspaper...

        5. The Limited Partnerships Act 1907 (c. 24)

          1. 5.Functions conferred by or under section 16 of the Limited...

        6. The Insurance Companies Act 1982 (c. 50)

          1. 6.Functions conferred by or under section 47 or 66 of...

        7. The European Economic Interest Grouping Regulations 1989 (S.I. 1989/638)

          1. 7.Functions conferred on the registrar of companies by or under...

          2. 8.Functions conferred on the registrar of companies by or under...

      2. PART II FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

        1. The Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 6)

          1. 9.Functions conferred by or under any of the following provisions...

        2. The Business Names (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (NI 7)

          1. 10.Functions conferred by or under Article 4 of the Business...

          2. 11.Functions conferred by or under Article 4 of the Business...

      3. PART III INTERPRETATION

        1. 12.In this Schedule— “EEIG” (European Economic Interest Grouping) has the...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      FUNCTIONS OF OFFICIAL RECEIVER WHICH CANNOT BE CONTRACTED OUT

      1. 1.The functions of the official receiver as—

      2. 2.The receipt of any deposit which relates to a bankruptcy...

      3. 3.The chairing— (a) by virtue of rule 4.062 of the...

      4. 4.The making of an application to the Department—

      5. 5.The taking of a decision— (a) pursuant to Article 117(2),...

      6. 6.The making of a reference to the Department under paragraph...

      7. 7.The making of a reference to the Court or the...

      8. 8.The functions of the official receiver— (a) exercisable under rule...

      9. 9.The bringing or the conduct of proceedings under the Company...

      10. 10.The giving of notice to the Department pursuant to Article...

      11. 11.Considering— (a) pursuant to rule 4.064(3), whether a request by...

      12. 12.The making or conduct of any application to the Court—...

      13. 13.The making or conduct of any application to the Court...

      14. 14.The making of a report to the Court pursuant to—...

      15. 15.The making or conduct of an application to the Court...

      16. 16.The making or conduct of an application to the Court...

      17. 17.The taking part in a public examination or the questioning...

      18. 18.The making or conduct of an application to the Court—...

      19. 19.The making or conduct of an application to the Court...

      20. 20.The taking of affidavits and declarations pursuant to rule 7.52(5)...

      21. 21.Any function of the official receiver in relation to the...

      22. 22.The making of a report to the Department pursuant to...

      23. 23.Any function corresponding to one referred to in paragraphs 1...

      24. 24.The presentation of a winding-up petition pursuant to Article 104(6)...

      25. 25.In this Schedule— except where otherwise expressly provided, an Article...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      RESTRICTIONS ON DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

      1. Preliminary (1) Paragraphs 2 to 5,7 and 8 apply where—

        1. Preliminary

          1. 1.(1) Paragraphs 2 to 5,7 and 8 apply where—

        2. Disclosure between contracting parties, etc.

          1. 2.The enactment or obligation does not prevent or penalise the...

        3. Disclosures by contracting parties to contractor B

          1. 3.(1) This ,paragraph applies where another person ( “contractor B”)...

        4. Disclosures by contracting parties to contractor C

          1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies where another person ( “contractor C”)...

        5. Disclosures by contractor A to authority D

          1. 5.The enactment or obligation does not prevent or penalise the...

        6. Disclosures to contractor A by authority E

          1. 6.The enactment or obligation does not prevent or penalise the...

        7. Disclosures for audit purposes

          1. 7.(1) Where authority A is a Department, Minister or office-holder,...

        8. Implied term of contractor A's contract

          1. 8.It is an implied term of any contract made between...

        9. Unauthorised disclosures

          1. 9.(1) This paragraph applies where— (a) any information is disclosed...

        10. Interpretation

          1. 10.(1) In this Schedule— “ancillary services” means services certified by...

      1. Schedule 5—Amendments

      1. Schedule 6—Repeals

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