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Police (Amendment) (1995 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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1.  This Order may be cited as the Police (Amendment) (1995 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of Part II of the 1995 Order shall be 29th July 1996.

Transitional provisions

3.—(1) Article 3 of the 1995 Order shall apply to persons taken to a police station from a custodial establishment in pursuance of a direction under section 16 of the Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953(1), notwithstanding that the direction was made before the appointed day.

(2) Article 4 of the 1995 Order shall apply notwithstanding that the person was unlawfully at large before the appointed day.

P. B. B. Mayhew

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Northern Ireland Office

23rd July 1996

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