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Antarctic Act 2013

Section 17 – Northern Ireland

65.Subsection (1) amends Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Act 1998, which specifies excepted matters, by inserting in it regulation of activities in Antarctica (as defined in section 1 of the 1994 Act), with the effect that this matter is included among those not devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly. Subsection (2) gives subsection (1) retrospective effect to the date that Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Act came into force.

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