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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1945

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2Transfer of functions of departments of Government of Northern Ireland and Ministers of Northern Ireland

(1)If it appears to the Governor of Northern Ireland that, in consequence of functions having been transferred by or under an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland from a department of the Government of Northern Ireland or a Minister of Northern Ireland to another such department or Minister, it is expedient that functions conferred on the first-mentioned department or Minister by or under an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, whether passed before or after the passing of this Act (being functions that cannot be transferred by or under an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland), should be transferred to the last-mentioned department or Minister, he may, by Order in Council made with the consent of the Secretary of State, provide for the transfer of the functions so conferred accordingly.

(2)Any such Order in Council may contain such consequential, incidental and supplemental provisions as appear to the Governor of Northern Ireland to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the Order (including provisions amending any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, whether passed before or after the passing of this Act, or instrument issued under any such Act), and may be varied or revoked by a subsequent Order of the Governor of Northern Ireland in Council made with the consent of the Secretary of State.

(3)In this section the expression " functions " includes jurisdiction, powers and duties.

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