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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Section 262: Orders and regulations

887.Section 262 contains general provisions about orders and regulations under this Act. All orders or regulations are to be made by statutory instrument apart from any made under Chapter 1 of Part 1, or Part 3 or 4 which are exercisable by the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland, which are to be made by statutory rule.

888.Affirmative resolution procedure is required for any orders made by the Secretary of State under the sections listed in subsection (6). These have been noted in the Commentary on Sections section of these Explanatory Notes. All other statutory instruments have to follow the negative resolution procedure apart from commencement orders which require no Parliamentary procedure. There is also an exception for the orders within subsection (7), which are required only to be laid before Parliament.

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