The Special Educational Needs and Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

Title and commencement

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Special Educational Needs and Disability (Northern Ireland) Order 2005.

(2) The following provisions of this Order come into operation on such day or days as the Department of Education may appoint by order—

(a)Part II, together with Schedule 1;

(b)Chapter I of Part III, together with Part I of Schedule 2;

(c)Chapter III of Part III;

(d)Articles 43 to 48, so far as relating to Chapters I and III of Part III;

(e)Article 50(1), together with Schedule 5;

(f)Article 50(2), together with Schedule 6, except so far as relating to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50).

(3) The following provisions of this Order come into operation on such day or days as the Department for Employment and Learning may appoint by order—

(a)Chapter II of Part III, together with Part II of Schedule 2 and Schedule 3;

(b)Articles 43 to 48, so far as relating to Chapter II of Part III; and

(c)Article 50(2), together with Schedule 6, so far as relating to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c. 50).

(4) An order bringing into operation any provision of Article 30 may, in particular, include provision for the duty imposed by Article 30(1) to have effect with such modifications as may be specified in the order for a period which ends—

(a)on a date so specified; or

(b)on the making by the Department for Employment and Learning of an order bringing the period to an end.