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The European Communities (Designation) (No.2) Order 1987

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1.  This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Designation) (No.2) Order 1987 and shall come into force on 8th July 1987.

Designation of Ministers or departments

2.—(1) For the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 the Ministers or government departments specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order are hereby designated in relation to the matters respectively specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

(2) Where a Minister or government department is designated in relation to any item in column 2 of the said Schedule, then, for the purposes of the said section 2(2), that Minister or government department is also hereby designated in relation to anything supplemental or incidental to the matters specified in that item.

(3) Where both a Minister and one or more government departments are designated by this Order in relation to any matter, the designation has effect as respects the making of regulations by any of them or by more than one of them acting jointly.

(4) Regulations made by a Northern Ireland department in pursuance of this Order shall form part of the law of Northern Ireland and not of any other part of the United Kingdom.

G.I. de Deney

Clerk of the Privy Council

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