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Northern Ireland Act 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Northern Ireland department with policing and justice functions

  3. 2.Judicial appointments and removals

  4. 3.Miscellaneous amendments

  5. 4.Amendments to section 86 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998

  6. 5.Final provisions

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Northern Ireland department with policing and justice functions

      1. Part 1 Preliminary

        1. 1.In this Schedule “the 1998 Act” means the Northern Ireland...

        2. 2.For the purposes of paragraph 22 of Schedule 2 to...

      2. Part 2 Amendments to the 1998 Act relating to departmental model for policing and justice functions

        1. 3.(1) Amend section 21A of the 1998 Act as follows....

        2. 4.(1) Amend Schedule 4A to the 1998 Act as follows....

      3. Part 3 Special provision applying to first policing and justice department

        1. 5.Application

        2. 6.Section 18(1)(b) of the 1998 Act not to apply on establishment of department

        3. 7.Filling of Ministerial office after election

        4. 8.Dissolution of department etc

        5. 9.Amendments to sections 21B and 21C of the 1998 Act

        6. 10.In section 21C(1) of the 1998 Act—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Sections 12 to 12C of the Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978

      1. 12.Appointment of the Lord Chief Justice and Lords Justices of Appeal

      2. 12A.Appointment of judges of the High Court

      3. 12B.Tenure of office: Lord Chief Justice

      4. 12C.Tenure of office: Lords Justices of Appeal and certain High Court judges

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments to the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

      1. 1.(1) Amend section 2 as follows. (2) Omit subsection (1)(a)....

      2. 2.Omit section 4.

      3. 3.For section 5 substitute— Appointment to listed judicial offices Schedule 3 (which is about the making of appointments to...

      4. 4.In section 5A(1) for “section 5” substitute “Schedule 3”.

      5. 5.Omit section 6.

      6. 6.(1) Amend section 7 as follows. (2) In subsection (2)...

      7. 7.For section 8 substitute— Tribunals for considering removal (1) A tribunal to consider the removal of the holder...

      8. 8.(1) Amend section 9B as follows. (2) In subsection (3)...

      9. 9.Omit section 9G.

      10. 10.In section 9H omit “or 9G”.

      11. 11.(1) Amend section 9I(2) as follows. (2) In paragraph (a)...

      12. 12.In section 88 before ““listed judicial office”” insert ““the justice...

      13. 13.For Schedule 3 substitute— SCHEDULE 3 Appointment to listed judicial...

      14. 14.After paragraph 12(2) of Schedule 3A insert—

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Transfer of appointment and related functions

      1. 1.Pensions Appeal Tribunals Act 1943 (c. 39)

      2. 2.Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 (c. 15 (N.I.))

      3. 3.County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 (c. 25 (N.I.))

      4. 4.Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 21 (N.I.))

      5. 5.For section 12A(2) substitute— (2) Allowances under this section shall...

      6. 6.Lands Tribunal and Compensation Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 29 (N.I.))

      7. 7.(1) Amend section 3 as follows. (2) In subsection (1)...

      8. 8.Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (c. 38)

      9. 9.Rates (Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977/2157 (N.I. 28))

      10. 10.Judicature (Northern Ireland) Act 1978 (c. 23)

      11. 11.In section 3(4) for “Her Majesty may by Order in...

      12. 12.For section 7(3) substitute— (3) The Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments...

      13. 13.After section 8(1) insert— (1A) For this purpose, an appointment...

      14. 14.In section 14(1) for “the Lord Chancellor” substitute “Her Majesty”....

      15. 15.(1) Amend section 70 as follows. (2) For subsection (1)...

      16. 16.(1) Amend section 74 as follows. (2) For subsection (1)...

      17. 17.In section 103(3)— (a) for “Lord Chancellor” substitute “justice department...

      18. 18.(1) Amend section 119 as follows. (2) In subsection (1)...

      19. 19.Reserve Forces (Safeguard of Employment) Act 1985 (c. 17)

      20. 20.Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986 (S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4))

      21. 21.Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987 (S.I. 1987/2203 (N.I. 22))

      22. 22.Child Support Act 1991 (c. 48)

      23. 23.For paragraph 4(1) and (2) of Schedule 4 substitute—

      24. 24.Social Security Administration (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 (c. 8)

      25. 25.Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

      26. 26.Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/274 (N.I. 1))

      27. 27.Plant Varieties Act 1997 (c. 66)

      28. 28.Deregulation (Model Appeal Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997 (S.R. 1997/269)

      29. 29.Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1506 (N.I. 10))

      30. 30.(1) Amend Article 7 as follows. (2) In paragraphs (1),...

      31. 31.After paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1 insert—

      32. 32.Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/3162 (N.I. 21))

      33. 33.Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 (c. 26)

      34. 34.(1) Amend section 90 as follows. (2) In subsection (1)(c)...

      35. 35.(1) Amend Schedules 1 and 6 as follows.

      36. 36.Omit paragraphs 14 and 17(2) of Schedule 4.

      37. 37.Omit paragraph 13 of Schedule 12.

      38. 38.In Schedule 13 omit— (a) the repeal of words in...

      39. 39.Criminal Injuries Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/796 (N.I. 1))

      40. 40.In Article 13(2) for “Article 7(6)” substitute “section 7 of...

      41. 41.Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/431 (N.I. 9))

      42. 42.Traffic Management (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (S.I. 2005/1964 (N.I. 14))

      43. 43.Industrial Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005/150)

      44. 44.(1) Amend regulation 4 as follows. (2) In paragraphs (1)(a)...

      45. 45.Fair Employment Tribunal (Rules of Procedure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005 (S.R. 2005/151)

      46. 46.(1) Amend regulation 5 as follows. (2) In paragraph (2)...

      47. 47.Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 (c. 12 (N.I.))

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Consequential amendments and transitional provision

      1. Part 1 Consequential amendments

        1. 1.County Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 (c. 25 (N.I.))

        2. 2.For section 134 substitute— Evidence of health Before selecting any person for recommendation for appointment as a...

        3. 3.Magistrates' Courts Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 21 (N.I.))

        4. 4.Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c. 47)

        5. 5.Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2004 (c. 4)

        6. 6.Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4)

        7. 7.(1) Amend paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 as follows.

        8. 8.Omit paragraphs 36 to 39 of Schedule 17.

        9. 9.Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (c. 33)

      2. Part 2 Transitional provision

        1. 10.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) before the coming into...

        2. 11.(1) This paragraph applies if before the coming into force...

        3. 12.(1) This paragraph applies if— (a) before the coming into...

        4. 13.Paragraph 8(2) of Schedule 3 to this Act has no...

        5. 14.Despite its repeal by paragraph 9 of Schedule 3 to...

        6. 15.In section 9I(2) of the Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002...

        7. 16.(1) This paragraph applies in relation to a function which,...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Review of arrangements for judicial appointments and removals etc

      1. 1.After section 29B of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c....

      2. 2.(1) From 1 May 2012, no new members may be...

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