The Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

Regulations, orders and directionsN.I.

48.  (1)  Regulations under this Order shall be subject to negative resolution.

(2) Regulations and orders under this Order may contain—

(a)any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision;

(b)any transitory, transitional or saving provision,

which the Department considers necessary or expedient.

(3) Section 17(2) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) shall apply to a direction given by the Department under this Order as if the direction were a statutory instrument.