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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Registration of electors

    1. Anonymous registration

      1. 1.Power to make provision about anonymous registration

    2. Periodical canvass etc.

      1. 2.Abolition of annual canvass

      2. 3.Timing of canvass

      3. 4.The relevant registration objectives

      4. 5.Publication and alteration of registers

    3. Alteration of registers: pending elections

      1. 6.Alteration of registers: pending elections

    4. Data collection

      1. 7.Data collection

  3. Part 2 The Chief Electoral Officer

    1. 8.Tenure

    2. 9.Annual reports

  4. Part 3 Donations for political purposes

    1. 10.Introduction

    2. 11.Part 4 of the 2000 Act: the final disapplication period

    3. 12.Extension of categories of permissible donors

    4. 13.Section 12: supplementary

    5. 14.Modifications during prescribed period

    6. 15.Power to make provision in connection with permissible donors

  5. Part 4 Devolution of policing and justice etc.

    1. 16.Conditions for devolving policing and justice matters

    2. 17.Department with policing and justice functions

    3. 18.Power of Assembly to call for witnesses and documents

    4. 19.Provision for transfer of functions relating to extradition etc.

    5. 20.Provision for entrenching enactments

  6. Part 5 Miscellaneous

    1. 21.Arms decommissioning: extension of amnesty period

    2. 22.Loans to Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland: increase of limits

    3. 23.Single wholesale electricity market

    4. 24.Financial assistance for energy purposes

    5. 25.Sustainable development

    6. 26.Extension to Northern Ireland of provisions of SOCAP 2005

    7. 27.Responsibilities in relation to the health and safety etc. of police

    8. 28.Duty to fill judicial vacancies

  7. Part 6 Supplementary

    1. 29.Financial provisions

    2. 30.Minor and consequential amendments etc.

    3. 31.Commencement

    4. 32.Extent

    5. 33.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Modifications of 2000 Act

      1. Duty of Commission to verify donation reports and not to disclose their contents

        1. 1.After section 71C of the 2000 Act (as inserted by...

        2. 2.In Schedule 20 to the 2000 Act (penalties), after the...

      2. No rights to inspect etc. register so far as it relates to donations to Northern Ireland recipients

        1. 3.In section 149 of the 2000 Act (inspection of Commission's...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Department with policing and justice functions

      1. The Schedule inserted after Schedule 4 to the 1998 Act...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Extension to Northern Ireland of provisions of SOCAP 2005

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.Amend the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (c....

      2. Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland to be an Investigating Authority

        1. 2.(1) Amend section 60 (investigatory powers of DPP etc.) as...

      3. Offences to which Chapter 1 of Part 2 applies to include certain Northern Ireland offences

        1. 3.(1) Amend section 61 (offences to which Chapter 1 of...

      4. Member of staff of SOCA not to be “appropriate person” in application of Chapter to Northern Ireland

        1. 4.In section 62 (disclosure notices), in subsection (2), at the...

      5. Restrictions on requiring information etc.: modification for Northern Ireland

        1. 5.In section 64 (restrictions on requiring information etc.), in subsection...

      6. Restrictions on use of statements: modification for Northern Ireland

        1. 6.In section 65 (restrictions on use of statements), in subsection...

      7. Power to enter and seize documents: applications for warrants in Northern Ireland

        1. 7.In section 66 (power to enter and seize documents), after...

      8. Offences in connection with disclosure notices etc.: modification of penalties

        1. 8.In section 67 (offences in connection with disclosure notices or...

      9. Extension to Northern Ireland of sections 60 to 67, 69 and 70 of SOCAP 2005

        1. 9.In section 179 (short title and extent), in subsection (5)(b),...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Registration of electors

        1. Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (c. 14 (N. I.))

          1. 1.(1) Amend Schedule 5 (local elections rules) as follows.

        2. Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

          1. 2.In section 10, in subsection (4) (form may be either...

          2. 3.In section 13 (publication of registers), in subsection (5)(b), for...

          3. 4.(1) Amend section 13A (alteration of registers) as follows.

          4. 5.For section 58 substitute— Registration appeals: Northern Ireland (1) An appeal lies to the county court—

          5. 6.(1) Amend Schedule 1 (parliamentary elections rules) as follows.

        3. Elected Authorities (Northern Ireland) Act 1989 (c. 3)

          1. 7.(1) Amend Schedule 1 (application, with modifications, of provisions of...

        4. Electoral Administration Act 2006 (c. 22)

          1. 8.In section 2 (use of CORE information), in subsection (10)(b),...

      2. Part 2 The Chief Electoral Officer

        1. Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (c. 14 (N. I.))

          1. 9.In section 14 (appointment of Chief Electoral Officer for Northern...

      3. Part 3 Devolution of policing and justice functions etc.

        1. Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c. 47)

          1. 10.In section 7(1)(c) (entrenched enactments), for “86” substitute “ 86B...

          2. 11.In section 96(2) (orders and regulations), after “section” insert “...

          3. 12.In Schedule 2 (excepted matters), in paragraph 3 (international relations...

          4. 13.(1) Amend Schedule 3 (reserved matters) as follows.

        2. Inquiries Act 2005 (c. 12)

          1. 14.In section 30 (Northern Ireland inquiries), in subsection (6), for...

      4. Part 4 Financial assistance for energy purposes

        1. Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/419 (N.I. 6))

          1. 15.In Article 66 (regulations, orders and directions), in paragraph (1),...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Repeals and revocations

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