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(1)References in this section to subordinate legislation are to—

(a)any Order in Council under this Act;

(b)any order under this Act (other than one falling to be made by a court);

(c)any regulations under this Act.

(2)Subordinate legislation—

(a)may make different provision for different purposes;

(b)may include supplementary, incidental, saving or transitional provisions.

(3)Any power to make subordinate legislation is exercisable by statutory instrument [F1([F2other than—

(a)the power of the Advocate General for Northern Ireland to make an order under section 377A(5), and

(b)any power of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland to make subordinate legislation,

which are] exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1573 (N.I.12)))].

[F3(3A)Subsection (3) does not apply to the power of the Scottish Ministers to make an order under section 118(2B) [F4or regulations under section 131ZA(7)] .]

(4)A statutory instrument is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament if it contains subordinate legislation other than—

(a)an order under section [F5 35(2C),] [F641(5A),] [F741A(5), 47S(4),] [F867(7A), ] 75(7) or (8), [F9190A(5), 195S(4),] F10... 282, 292(4), [F11302(7B),] 309,[F12339A(7),] 364(4), 377(4) [F13, 377A(5) ], 436(6), 438(9) or 458;

[F14(aza)regulations under section 303B(2), 303G(5), 303W(10), 303Y(2), 303Z8(2) or 303Z18(10);]

(b)subordinate legislation made by the Scottish Ministers;

(c)an Order in Council made under section 443 which makes provision only in relation to Scotland.

(5)A statutory instrument is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the Scottish Parliament if it contains—

(a)subordinate legislation made by the Scottish Ministers other than [F15regulations under section 131ZA(7) or] an order under section [F16118(2B),] 142(6) or (7), 293(4), [F17303H(4),] 398(4), 410(4), 439(6), 441(9) or 458;

(b)an Order in Council made under section 443 which makes provision only in relation to Scotland.

(6)No order may be made—

(a)by the Secretary of State under section [F18 35(2C), ] [F1941(5A),] [F2041A(5), 47S(4),] [F21 67(7A), ] 75(7) or (8), [F22190A(5), 195S(4),] F23... 282, 292(4), [F24302(7B),] 309,[F25339A(7),] 364(4), 377(4), 436(6) or 438(9) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House;

[F26(aa)by the Attorney General or the Advocate General for Northern Ireland under section 377A(5) unless a draft of the order has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House;]

(b)by the Scottish Ministers under section [F27118(2B),] 142(6) or (7), 293(4), [F28303H(4),] 398(4), 410(4), 439(6) or 441(9) unless a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

[F29(6ZA)No regulations may be made by the Scottish Ministers under section 131ZA(7) unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by a resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

(6ZB)No regulations may be made by the Secretary of State under section 303B(2), 303G(5), 303W(10), 303Y(2), 303Z8(2) or 303Z18(10) unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House.]

[F30(6A)If a draft of an order under section 302(7B) [F31or of regulations under section 303W(10) or 303Z18(10)] would, apart from this subsection, be treated as a hybrid instrument for the purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament, it shall proceed in that House as if it were not a hybrid instrument.]

(7)The Scottish Ministers must lay before the Scottish Parliament a copy of every statutory instrument containing an Order in Council made under section 444 or 445.

[F32(7A)Subordinate legislation made by the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland is subject to negative resolution (within the meaning of section 41(6) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954) other than an order under section [F33 185(2B),] [F34195T(5),] [F35 215(7A), ] 223(7) or (8), 282, 293A(4), 302(7B), [F36303I(4),] 377ZA(4), 436(6) or 458 [F37or regulations under section 303W(10) or 303Z18(10)] .

(7B)No order shall be made by the Department of Justice under section [F38 185(2B), ] [F39195T(5),] [F40 215(7A), ] 223(7) or (8), 282, 293A(4), 302(7B), [F41303I(4),] 377ZA(4) or 436(6) unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Northern Ireland Assembly.

[F42(7BA)No regulations may be made by the Department of Justice under section 303W(10) or 303Z18(10) unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Northern Ireland Assembly.]

(7C)The Department of Justice must lay before the Northern Ireland Assembly a copy of every statutory instrument containing an Order in Council under section 444 or 445.

(7D)Section 41(3) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 applies for the purposes of subsections (7B) [F43, (7BA)] and (7C) in relation to the laying of a draft or copy as it applies in relation to the laying of a statutory document under an enactment.]

[F44(8)In this section references to the Advocate General for Northern Ireland are to be read, before the coming into force of section 27(1) of the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 (c. 26), as references to the Attorney General for Northern Ireland.]

Textual Amendments

F3S. 459(3A) inserted (S.) (1.3.2016) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 19(2)(a), 88(2)(a); S.S.I. 2016/11, reg. 2(d) (with reg. 3)

F4Words in s. 459(3A) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(2); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F6Word in s. 459(4)(a) inserted (20.3.2015) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), ss. 46(7)(a), 61(2); S.I. 2015/813, art. 2(a)(iii)

F14S. 459(4)(aza) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.10.2017 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(3); S.I. 2017/991, reg. 2(v); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F15Words in s. 459(5)(a) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.10.2017 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(4)(a); S.I. 2017/991, reg. 2(v); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F16Word in s. 459(5)(a) inserted (S.) (1.3.2016) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 19(2)(b), 88(2)(a); S.S.I. 2016/11, reg. 2(d) (with reg. 3)

F17Word in s. 459(5)(a) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.10.2017 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(4)(b); S.I. 2017/991, reg. 2(v); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F18Word in s. 459(6)(a) inserted (E.W.) (1.6.2015) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 10(2), 88(1); S.I. 2015/820, reg. 3(g)

F21Word in s. 459(6)(a) inserted (E.W.) (1.6.2015) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 14(5), 88(1); S.I. 2015/820, reg. 3(j)

F27Word in s. 459(6)(b) inserted (S.) (1.3.2016) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 19(2)(c), 88(2)(a); S.S.I. 2016/11, reg. 2(d) (with reg. 3)

F28Word in s. 459(6)(b) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.10.2017 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(5); S.I. 2017/991, reg. 2(v); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F29S. 459(6ZA)(6ZB) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.10.2017 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(6); S.I. 2017/991, reg. 2(v); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F31Words in s. 459(6A) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(7); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F36Word in s. 459(7A) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(8)(a); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F37Words in s. 459(7A) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(8)(b); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F38Word in s. 459(7B) inserted (N.I.) (1.6.2015) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 32(2), 88(3)(a); S.R. 2015/190, reg. 3(1)(f)

F40Word in s. 459(7B) inserted (N.I.) (1.6.2015) by Serious Crime Act 2015 (c. 9), ss. 36(5), 88(3)(a); S.R. 2015/190, reg. 3(1)(j)

F41Word in s. 459(7B) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(9); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F42S. 459(7BA) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(10); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

F43Word in s. 459(7D) inserted (27.4.2017 for specified purposes, 31.1.2018 for E.W.S. for specified purposes, 16.4.2018 for E.W.S. in so far as not already in force) by Criminal Finances Act 2017 (c. 22), s. 58(5)(6), Sch. 5 para. 87(11); S.I. 2018/78, reg. 5(3)(a)(i)(ii)

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