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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

Section 91: Extent

165.This section makes it clear that most of the provisions of the Act will apply only to Northern Ireland (subsection (1)). The exceptions, which are listed in subsection (2), are the transfer of functions of justices of the peace (section 10(6) and paragraphs 5 and 6 of Schedule 4) and the establishment of the office of Advocate General for Northern Ireland (section 22(1) and 27(1)). Amendments effected by the Act will have the same extent as the provisions they amend (subsection (3)).

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