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(1)Any power of a Minister of the Crown to make an order under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.
(3)Any statutory instrument made under section 14, 15 or 16(7) must be laid before Parliament.
(4)No order may be made by F3. . . [F4the Lord Chancellor or] the Secretary of State under section 1(4), 7(11) or 16(2) unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by, each House of Parliament.
(5)Any statutory instrument made under section 18(7) or Schedule 4, or to which subsection (2) applies, shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
(6)The power of a Northern Ireland department to make—
(a)rules under section 2(3)(c) or 7(9)(c), or
(b)an order under section 7(11),
is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the M1Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979.
(7)Any rules made under section 2(3)(c) or 7(9)(c) shall be subject to negative resolution; and section 41(6) of the M2Interpretation Act Northern Ireland) 1954 (meaning of “subject to negative resolution”) shall apply as if the power to make the rules were conferred by an Act of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(8)No order may be made by a Northern Ireland department under section 7(11) unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by, the Northern Ireland Assembly.
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