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The Rates (Amendment) (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 331 (C. 25)

Rates

The Rates (Amendment) (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

13th September 2016

The Department of Finance (1) makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 6(1) of the Rates (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016(2).

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Rates (Amendment) (2016 Act) (Commencement No. 1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016.

(2) In this Order “the 2016 Act” means the Rates (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.

Provisions coming into operation on 19th September 2016 for regulation-making purposes

2.  19th September 2016 is the appointed day for the coming into operation of the following provisions of the 2016 Act—

(a)section 1 (power for Department to increase rates reduction provided under Article 31 of the 1977 Order in certain cases); and

(b)section 3 (window displays not to constitute occupation under the 1977 Order in certain cases),

for the purposes of making regulations.

Provisions coming into operation on 19th September 2016

3.  19th September 2016 is the appointed day for the coming into operation of the following provisions of the 2016 Act—

(a)section 4 (repeals); and

(b)Schedule (repeals).

Provisions coming into operation on 1st October 2016

4.  1st October 2016 is the appointed day for the coming into operation of section 2 (specified recreations: pigeon racing) of the 2016 Act.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Finance on 13th September 2016

(L.S.)

Brian McClure

A senior officer of the Department of Finance

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the coming into operation of certain provisions of the Rates (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (“the 2016 Act”).

The provisions of the 2016 Act set out in Article 2 come into operation on 19th September 2016 for regulation-making purposes.

The provisions of the 2016 Act set out in Article 3 come into operation on 19th September 2016.

The provision of the 2016 Act set out in Article 4 comes into operation on 1st October 2016.

(1)

The Department of Finance and Personnel was renamed the Department of Finance by section 1(4) of The Departments Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 (c.5 (N.I.)).

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