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Transfer of functions of Department for Employment and Learning

6.—(1) The functions which immediately before the transfer date are exercisable by the Department for Employment and Learning—

(a)under or for the purposes of the statutory provisions set out in Part 1 of Schedule 4 are transferred as from that date to the Department for Communities;

(b)under or for the purposes of the statutory provisions set out in Part 2 of that Schedule are, subject to paragraph (2), transferred to the Department for Communities and the Department for the Economy;

(c)under or for the purposes of any other statutory provision are transferred as from that date to the Department for the Economy.

(2) The functions transferred to the Department for Communities and the Department for the Economy under paragraph (1)(b) are exercisable by each Department or by both Departments jointly.

(3) The functions transferred to the Department for the Economy under paragraph (1) include the functions of the Department for Employment and Learning under the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 in relation to the financial year ending on 31st March 2016.