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(1)Subject to the provisions of this section this Act extends to Northern Ireland.
(2)In the application of this Act to Northern Ireland the following provisions of this subsection shall have effect, that is to say:—
(a)in sections three and eleven, the expression “Government department” shall be construed as including a department of the Government of Northern Ireland;
(b)in section five, for the definition of “the appropriate Minister” the following definition shall be substituted—
““the appropriate Minister means such department of the Government of Northern Ireland as may be designated by Order in Council made by the Governor of Northern Ireland by virtue of section four of the Ministries Act (Northern Ireland) 1944 and different departments may be designated, for the purposes of subsection (1) of this section, for different classes or descriptions of premises or places and, for the purposes of subsection (2) of this section, for different forms of transport or for the transport of different classes or descriptions of substances;””
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(c)in subsection (2) of section seven, for the reference to a justice of the peace there shall be substituted a reference to a resident magistrate within the meaning of the Summary Jurisdiction and Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 1935;
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(e)the following section shall have effect in lieu of section nine—
“All regulations and orders made by the Ministry of Health and Local Government for Northern Ireland under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, and if either such House within the statutory period next after any such regulations are laid before it resolves that the regulations be annulled, the regulations shall cease to have effect, but without prejudice to anything done thereunder or to the making of new regulations.
In this section the expression “statutory period” means a period comprising five days at least on which the Senate or the House of Commons (as the case may require) has sat, but not being in any case shorter in duration than ten days, such days being reckoned without regard to the question whether they are comprised in one or in more than one Session of Parliament”;
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