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The Disability Discrimination (2006 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2006 No. 470 (C. 29)

DISABLED PERSONS

The Disability Discrimination (2006 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

Made

23rd November 2006

The Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 1(2) of the Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006(1).

Citation and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Disability Discrimination (2006 Order) (Commencement No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2006.

(2) In this Order—

“the Order” means the Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006; and

“the 1995 Act” means the Disability Discrimination Act 1995(2).

Appointed Day

2.  The day appointed for the coming into operation of Article 5 (duty of public authorities) of the Order is 1st January 2007.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister on 23rd November 2006.

Legal seal

Gerard Mulligan

A senior officer of the

Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This is the second Commencement Order to be made under the Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (“the Order”). The Order extensively amends the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (“the 1995 Act”).

Article 2 brings into operation Article 5 (duty of public authorities) on 1st January 2007.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDER

(This note is not part of the Order)

The provisions of the Disability Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 listed in the table below have been brought into operation by a Commencement Order made before the date of this Order.

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.R. No.
Article 4 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 13 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 14 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 16(2)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 17 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 18 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Article 19(1)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

Schedule 1 (partially)3rd July 2006

2006 No 289

(C.16)

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