Title and commencement

1.  —This Order may be cited as the Social Security Contributions (Transfer of Functions, etc.) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999.

(2) The following provisions of this Order—

(a)this Article and Article 2;

(b)Article 3(1) (with Schedule 1), so far as enabling the Department to make subordinate legislation conferring functions on the Board;

(c)Articles 7 and 14, so far as conferring any power to make subordinate legislation;

(d)Article 16;

(e)Article 20;

(f)Article 24(1) (with Schedule 7).

shall come into force on the 14th day after the day on which this Order is made.

(3) Except as provided by paragraph (2) of this Article, the provisions of this Order shall come into force on such day as the Department or the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(4) An order under paragraph (3) of this Article may make such savings, or such transitional or consequential provision, as the Department or the Secretary of State considers necessary or expedient—

(a)in preparation for or in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Order, or

(b)in connection with the operation of any enactment repealed or amended by a provision of this Order during any period when the repeal or amendment is not wholly in force.