Repeals and transitional provisions
18. (1) The statutory provisions set out in the Schedule to this Order are hereby repealed to the extent specified in column 3 of that Schedule.
(2) The repeal by this Order of the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988(1) does not affect the operation of that Order in relation to any criminal injury sustained before the coming into operation of this Article.
(3) The Scheme and any Order under Article 1(2) may include such transitional provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in consequence of the coming into operation of this Order and the repeal of the Criminal Injuries (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1988.