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The Strategic Investment and Regeneration of Sites (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

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PART IINTRODUCTORY

Title and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Strategic Investment and Regeneration of Sites (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.

(2) This Order shall come into operation on the expiration of one week from the day on which it is made.

Interpretation

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

(2) In this Order –

“the designated company” has the meaning given by Article 5(6);

“the Executive” means the Executive Committee of the Assembly;

“the Office” means the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister;

“public body” means –

(a)

a Northern Ireland department;

(b)

a district council; and

(c)

any other body which is –

(i)

established or constituted by or under a statutory provision or Royal Charter; and

(ii)

funded wholly or mainly out of money appropriated by Act of the Assembly;

“relevant site” has the meaning given by Article 9(1) (read with Article 12(3));

“statutory body” means –

(a)

a Northern Ireland department; and

(b)

any other body which is –

(i)

established or constituted by or under a statutory provision; and

(ii)

funded wholly or mainly out of money appropriated by Act of the Assembly;

“statutory provision” has the meaning given by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33).

(3) References in this Order to the site of a development corporation shall be construed in accordance with Articles 15(7) and 20(5).

(4) Any power of giving directions conferred by any provision of this Order includes power to vary or revoke any direction given under that provision.

(5) At any time when section 1 of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1) (suspension of devolved government) is in force, references in Part II to the Executive shall be construed as references to the Secretary of State.

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