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The Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998


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Power to specify public authorities by order

50.—(1) In this Part “public authority” means a person specified in an order made by the Department.

(2) The order may provide for a person to be a public authority for all or any of the purposes of this Part.

(3) The Department shall not exercise the power conferred by this Article so that a person becomes a public authority for any of the purposes of this Part unless the person is—

(a)a Minister of the Crown or a Northern Ireland Minister;

(b)a statutory body or the holder of a statutory office; or

(c)a person appearing to the Department to exercise functions of a public nature.

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