SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I.Repeal of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 on 28 March 2007
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Repeal of the 2000 Act on 28 March 2007E+W+S+N.I.
1The 2000 Act is repealed.E+W+S+N.I.
Repeal of the 2000 Act: supplementary provisionsE+W+S+N.I.
2(1)The Northern Ireland Assembly may not make a determination under section 47 of the 1998 Act in respect of any period of suspension.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)No instrument made during any period of suspension shall be liable to annulment or capable of being revoked in pursuance of a resolution, motion or address of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
(3)Neither a restoration order nor the repeal of paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to the 2000 Act shall affect the operation of any Order in Council made before 28 March 2007 under paragraph 1(1) of that Schedule.
(4)References to Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly in any enactment or instrument (whether passed or made before or after the coming into force of section 1 of the 2000 Act) are to be read, so far as the context permits, as including references to Orders in Council made under paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to that Act.
(5)The repeal of section 6 of the 2000 Act by virtue of paragraph 1 above shall not affect the operation of any order previously made under that section.
(6)The repeal of section 7 of the 2000 Act by virtue of paragraph 1 above shall not affect the operation of any provision of a restoration order previously made by virtue of subsection (2) of that section.
(7)The repeal of paragraph 9 of the Schedule to the 2000 Act by virtue of paragraph 1 above shall not affect the operation of any determination or provision previously made by virtue of that paragraph.
(8)Subsection (4) of section 44 of the 1998 Act shall continue to include, at the end of that subsection, the words “or during a period when section 1 of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 was in force” (notwithstanding the repeal of section 9(3) of the 2000 Act by virtue of paragraph 1 above).
(9)In this paragraph—
“instrument” includes a charter, contract or other document;
“period of suspension” means a period when section 1 of the 2000 Act was in force.
(10)Sub-paragraphs (1) to (8) are not to be taken as limiting the provision that may be made by an order under section 23 of this Act.
Repeal of Schedule 3 to this Act on 28 March 2007E+W+S+N.I.
3Schedule 3 to this Act is repealed.E+W+S+N.I.