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PART IN.I.INTRODUCTORY

Title and commencementN.I.

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.

(2) Except as provided by the following provisions of this Article, this Order comes into operation on 1st April 2003.

(3) The following provisions come into operation on such day or days as the Department may by order appointF1

(a)Part II (together with Schedule 1);

(b)Part II of Schedule 3 and Article 40(2) so far as relating thereto.

(4) An order under paragraph (3) may make such transitional and saving provisions as appear to the Department to be necessary or expedient.

(5) The following provisions of this Order do not apply in relation to, or affect the operation of any other statutory provision in relation to, a financial year ending on or before 31st March 2003—

(a)Articles 10, 12 and 38; and

(b)in Part I of Schedule 3, the repeal of—

(i)Articles 113, 114 and 119 of the 1986 Order; and

(ii)Article 29 of the Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993 Order (NI 12).

F1fully exercised by SR 2005/133, 246

InterpretationN.I.

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—

(3) This Order shall be construed as one with the 1986 Order; and accordingly Article 2 of the 1986 Order, in so far as it relates to the interpretation of words or expressions used in that Order and in this Order, applies for the purposes of this Order as it applies for the purposes of that Order.

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