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Administration of Justice Act 1956

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55Provisions as to Northern Ireland

(1)The provisions of Parts I and II of the First Schedule to this Act (being provisions corresponding respectively to Part I and section forty of this Act) shall apply to Northern Ireland, and the enactments specified in Part III of that Schedule are hereby repealed as respects Northern Ireland.

(2)The provisions of the said Schedule shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order made by statutory instrument, and he may appoint different days for different purposes; but nothing in Part I of the said Schedule shall affect proceedings in respect of any cause of action arising before the coming into operation thereof.

(3)Section fifty-one of this Act shall extend to Northern Ireland.

(4)For the purposes of section six of the Government of Ireland Act, 1920, this Act shall, so far as it relates to matters within the powers of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, be deemed to be an Act passed before the appointed day within the meaning of that section.

(5)Save as provided by this section this Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland.

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