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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

Section 19: Provision for transfer of functions relating to extradition etc.

83.This section inserts a new section 86A (provision for transfer of functions relating to extradition etc.) into the 1998 Act. Its purpose is to enable amendments to be made by Order in Council to legislation relevant to extradition. The relevant legislation is the Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c.32) and the Extradition Act 2003 (c.41). The power is available only for the purpose of transferring to Northern Ireland departments or Ministers functions under those Acts that are exercisable by Ministers of the Crown in relation to Northern Ireland.

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