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Northern Ireland (Location of Victims' Remains) Act 1999


20.The Act came into force on 26th May 1999. Section 2 was brought into force on that date by an Order made by the Secretary of State under section 2(5) (S.I. 1999/1511 (C.44)) and the other provisions came into force on Royal Assent.

DateParliamentary StageHansard Reference
10th May 1999Commons Second ReadingColumns 38 – 83
12th May 1999Commons Committee, Report and Third ReadingColumns 324 – 386
18th May 1999Lords Second ReadingColumns 153 – 190
24th May 1999Lords Committee, Report and Third ReadingColumns 639 – 713

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