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Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006

Section 9: Department with policing and justice functions: nomination etc of Ministers

63.Section 9 gives effect to Schedule 6 to the Act. Schedule 6 amends Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006, which itself inserts new Schedule 4A (department with policing and justice functions) into the Northern Ireland Act 1998. New Schedule 4A establishes alternative departmental structures for any new department with policing and justice functions, and the amendments made by Schedule 6 to the Act make further provision about ministerial appointments to the new department.

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