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236 Orders and regulations.E+W+S

(1)Any power conferred by any provision of this Act to make any order (other than an Order in Council) or regulations is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)A statutory instrument made under any power conferred by this Act to make an Order in Council or other order or regulations, except—

(a)an Order in Council or other order [F1or regulations] to which subsection (3) applies,

(b)an order under section 35 or Part II of Schedule 2, or

[F2(c)an order made in accordance with section 208,]

is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(3)No recommendation shall be made to Her Majesty to make an Order in Council under section 192(3), and no order [F1or regulations]shall be made under section [F347C, [F463D, 63F(7),]F4 71, 72, 73, [F575A, 75B,]F5 76, [F6[F780A, 80AA, 80B, 80BB, 80GF6]F7 99,]][F8120(2), 124(2)]or 125(7) or (subject to subsection (4)) section 209, unless a draft of the Order in Council [F9, order or regulations] has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(4)Subsection (3) does not apply to an order under section 209(1)(b) which specifies only provisions contained in Part XI.

(5)Any power conferred by this Act which is exercisable by statutory instrument includes power to make such incidental, supplementary or transitional provisions as appear to the authority exercising the power to be necessary or expedient.

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E1This version of this provision extends to England and Wales and Scotland only; a separate version has been created for Northern Ireland only

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F4Words in s. 236(3) inserted (6.4.2010 for certain purposes and otherwise prosp.) by Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (c. 22), ss. 40, 269(4), Sch. 1 para. 11; S.I. 2010/303, art. 4, Sch. 3 (with arts. 8-14) (as amended by S.I. 2010/1151, art. 22)

F6Words in s. 236(3) inserted (E.W.S.) (8.12.2002 for certain purposes and 6.4.2003 otherwise) by Employment Act 2002 (c. 22), s. 53, Sch. 7 para. 49(3); S.I. 2002/2866, art. 2(2)(3), Sch. 1 Pts. 2, 3

F8Words in s. 236(3) repealed (prosp.) by 1999 c. 26, ss. 44, 45(1), Sch. 9(10)

236 Orders and regulations.N.I.

(1)Any power conferred by any provision of this Act to make any order (other than an Order in Council) or regulations is exercisable by statutory instrument.

(2)A statutory instrument made under any power conferred by this Act to make an Order in Council or other order or regulations, except—

(a)an Order in Council or other order [F1or regulations] to which subsection (3) applies,

(b)an order under section 35 or Part II of Schedule 2, or

[F2(c)an order made in accordance with section 208,]

is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(3)No recommendation shall be made to Her Majesty to make an Order in Council under section 192(3), and no order [F1or regulations]shall be made under section [F347C, [F463D, 63F(7),]F471, 72, 73, [F575A, 75B,]F5 76, [F680A, 80B, 80G,]F6 99,][F8120(2), 124(2)]or 125(7) or (subject to subsection (4)) section 209, unless a draft of the Order in Council [F9, order or regulations] has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(4)Subsection (3) does not apply to an order under section 209(1)(b) which specifies only provisions contained in Part XI.

(5)Any power conferred by this Act which is exercisable by statutory instrument includes power to make such incidental, supplementary or transitional provisions as appear to the authority exercising the power to be necessary or expedient.

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E2This version of this provision extends to Northern Ireland only; a separate version has been created for England and Wales and Scotland only

Amendments (Textual)

F4Words in s. 236(3) inserted (6.4.2010 for certain purposes and otherwise prosp.) by Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (c. 22), ss. 40, 269(4), Sch. 1 para. 11; S.I. 2010/303, art. 4, Sch. 3 (with arts. 8-14) (as amended by S.I. 2010/1151, art. 22)

F6Words in s. 236(3) inserted (E.W.S.) (8.12.2002 for certain purposes and 6.4.2003 otherwise) by Employment Act 2002 (c. 22), s. 53, Sch. 7 para. 49(3); S.I. 2002/2866, art. 2(2)(3), Sch. 1 Pts. 2, 3

F8Words in s. 236(3) repealed (prosp.) by 1999 c. 26, ss. 44, 45(1), Sch. 9(10)

237 Financial provisions.E+W+S

There shall be paid out of the National Insurance Fund into the Consolidated Fund sums equal to the amount of—

(a)any expenses incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of Part XI, and

(b)any expenses incurred by the Secretary of State (or by persons acting on his behalf) in exercising his functions under Part XII.

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