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Northern Ireland (Modification of Enactments—No. 1) Order 1999

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Application of Documentary Evidence Act 1868 to First Minister and deputy First Minister

4.—(1) The Documentary Evidence Act 1868(1), as amended by the Documentary Evidence Act 1882(2), shall apply to the First Minister and deputy First Minister as if–

(a)they were mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule to the 1868 Act;

(b)they or a person authorised by them to act on their behalf were mentioned in column 2 of that Schedule; and

(c)the regulations referred to in those Acts included any document issued by them.

(2) References to the First Minister and deputy First Minister in paragraph (1) are references to them acting jointly.

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