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The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1996 No. 560 (C. 27)

DISABLED PERSONS

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996

Made

2nd December 1996

The Department of Health and Social Services, in exercise of the powers 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. 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 1996.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of section 16(3) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, to the extent that it is not already in operation, is 2nd December 1996.

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

L.S.

W. B. Smith

Assistant Secretary

2nd December 1996.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order brings into operation on 2nd December 1996 section 16(3) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to the extent that it is not already in operation. Section 16(3) in so far as it relates to the definition of “sub-lease” and “sub-tenancy” was brought into operation on 30th May 1996.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)

ProvisionDate of commencementS.R. No.
Sections 1, 2 and 330th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Section 42nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 5(1) to (5)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 5(6) and (7)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 6(1) to (7), (11) and (12)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 6(8), (9) and (10)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Sections 7, 8(1) to (5) and (8)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 8(6) and (7)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Sections 9, 10, 11, 12(1), (2), (4) and (5)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 12(3) and (6)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 13, 14(1) and (3)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 14(6)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 16(1), (2) and (4)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 16(3) in so far as it relates to the definition of “sub-lease” and “sub-tenancy”30th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Section 16(5) to the extent not already in force11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 17(1), (2) and (4)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 17(3)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 18(1) and (2)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 18(3) and (4)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 19(1)(a), (c) and (d), (2), (3), (4), (5)(a) and (b) and (6)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 19(5)(c)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Sections 20(1), (3) and (4), 22, 23, 24(1) to (4)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 20(6), (7) and (8)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 24(5)11th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Sections 25 and 262nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 2830th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Sections 50, 51 and 522nd January 19961996 No. 1 (C. 1)
Sections 53, 54 and 5611th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Sections 55, 57 and 582nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 5930th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Sections 60 and 612nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 62(1), (2) and (7)30th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Sections 64 and 662nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 67, 68(1) and 6930th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Section 68(2) to (5) and 70(4)2nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Section 70(7) and Schedule 1 (with the exception of paragraph 7)30th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Schedule 1, paragraph 72nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Schedule 230th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Schedule 3 and Schedule 4, Part I, paragraphs 1 and 22nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Schedule 4, paragraph 4 and section 16(5) in so far as it relates to it30th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Schedule 4, Part I, paragraph 311th July 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
Schedule 52nd January 19961996 No. 1 (C. 1)
Schedule 6, Schedule 7 and section 70(5) in so far as is necessary to effect the repeal of sections 1, 6 to 14, 19 and 21 of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act (Northern Ireland) 1945 and the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act (Northern Ireland) 19602nd December 19961996 No. 280 (C. 13)
(1)

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

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