Search Legislation

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 5) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1998 No. 183 (C. 6)

DISABLED PERSONS

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Commencement No. 5) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998

Made

13th May 1998

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. 5) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998.

Appointed day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of sections 46, 47 and, in so far as it relates to section 46, section 48 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995(2) is 13th May 1998.

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

L.S.

W. B. Smith

Assistant Secretary

13th May 1998.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order brings into operation on 13th May 1998 sections 46 (rail vehicle accessibility regulations), 47 (exemption from rail vehicle accessibility regulations) and, in so far as it relates to section 46, section 48 (offences by bodies corporate etc.) of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)

The following provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, as modified in its application to Northern Ireland by Schedule 8 thereof, have been brought into operation by Commencement Orders made before the date of this Order:—

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.R. No.
Sections 1, 2 and 330th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Sections 4 and 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) and (5) partially30th May 19961996 No. 219 (C. 9)
Section 16(3) to the extent not previously in operation2nd December 19961996 No. 560 (C. 27)
Section 16(5) to the extent not previously in operation11th 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 and 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)
Sections 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, Part I, paragraph 311th July 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 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

(2)

Sections 46, 47 and 48 are modified in their application to Northern Ireland by paragraphs 30, 31 and 32 respectively of Schedule 8

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources