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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

1999 No. 25 (C. 2)

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

The Criminal Justice (Children) (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999

Made

22nd January 1999

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Article 1(2) of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998(1), I hereby make the following Order:

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Children) (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 1999.

Appointed Day

2.  The following provisions of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 shall come into operation on 31st January 1999:

(a)Articles 1 to 55;

(b)Articles 58 to 65;

(c)Schedules 1 to 5;

(d)In Schedule 6, the repeal of those provisions whose repeal was not brought into operation by the Criminal Justice (Children) (1998 Order) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 1998(2), except section 176 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968(3).

Marjorie Mowlam

One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State

Northern Ireland Office

22nd January 1999.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order.)

This Order brings into operation on 31st January 1999 the following provisions of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) 1998–

The Order also brings into operation on that date transitional provisions, savings and repeals not already in operation.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order.)

The following provisions of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 have been brought into operation by commencement order made before the date of this order–

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.R. Number
Articles 56 and 5730th July 19981998 No. 260 (C. 9)
Schedule 6 (partially)