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The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 1 (C. 1)

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

2nd January 1996

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the power conferred on it by section 70(3) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of sections 50, 51 and 52 of(2), and Schedule 5 to(3) the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 is 2nd January 1996.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Health and Social Services on

L.S.

D. A. Baker

Assistant Secretary

2nd January 1996.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order appoints 2nd January 1996 as the day for the coming into operation of sections 50, 51 and 52 of, and Schedule 5 to, as modified by Schedule 8 to the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 which deal with the establishment and functions of the Northern Ireland Disability Council.

(1)

1995 c. 50; Section 70(3) is modified in its application to Northern Ireland by paragraph 48(1) of Schedule 8

(2)

Sections 50 to 52 are modified in their application to Northern Ireland by paragraphs 33-35 of Schedule 8

(3)

Schedule 5 is modified in its application to Northern Ireland by paragraph 52 of Schedule 8

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