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The Pensions (Northern Ireland) Order 2005

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287.—(1) Any power conferred by this Order to make regulations or an order—

(a)if it is expressed to be exercisable for alternative purposes, may be exercised in relation to the same case for any or all of those purposes, and

(b)if it is conferred for the purposes of any one provision of this Order, is without prejudice to any power to make regulations or an order for the purposes of any other provision.

(2) A power conferred by this Order to make regulations or an order includes power to provide for a person to exercise a discretion in dealing with any matter.

(3) Any power conferred by this Order to make regulations or an order also includes power to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision as appears to the authority making the regulations or order to be expedient.

(4) Regulations may, for the purposes of or in connection with the coming into operation of any provisions of this Order, make any such provision as could be made by virtue of Article 1(6) by an order bringing those provisions into operation.

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