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Northern Ireland (Monitoring Commission etc.) Act 2003

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10.The Act makes provision in three areas.

  • First, it makes provision associated with the Commission, including provision for its staffing etc and as to the manner in which its functions must be exercised.

  • Second, it amends the 1998 Act to expand the range of measures which the Assembly may impose in relation to parties and Ministers in the devolved administration.

  • Third, it provides for the Secretary of State to impose certain of those measures by direction, and for associated parliamentary procedures.

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