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Administrative Provisions Act (Northern Ireland) 1926

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Section 1(3).



General AdaptationsN.I.

1(1)The enactments to which the several Parts of this Schedule hereinafter contained apply shall have effect, in their application to Northern Ireland, subject to the adaptations and modifications set out in this Schedule, save where inconsistent with the provisions of this Act or the Government of Ireland Act, 1920 [1920 c.67] , or any enactment amending the same.N.I.

(2)Subject to the express adaptations and modifications made by this Schedule, the General Adaptation of Enactments (Northern Ireland) Order, 1921 [SRO 1921/1804] , and any other Order made by His Majesty in Council under the Government of Ireland Act, 1920, or any enactment amending the same, containing adaptations of general application, shall, if and so far as they are applicable to the enactments adapted by this Schedule, apply thereto in like manner as they apply to other enactments.

(3)The adaptations and modifications made by this Schedule shall apply to any order, scheme, rule, regulation or instrument made or issued under any of the enactments so adapted or modified and in force as respects Northern Ireland immediately before the appointed day, in like manner as they apply to the enactment under which it was made or issued: and any such order, scheme, rule, regulation or instrument shall continue in force as respects Northern Ireland in like manner and subject to the like powers of revocation and alteration as if it had been made or issued under the said enactment as so adapted and modified.

2N.I.References in this Act to any department of the Government of the United Kingdom shall be construed as including references to the Secretary of State, in any case where immediately before the appointed day the powers and duties of that department were, as respects Northern Ireland, exercisable by the Secretary of State in pursuance of an Order of His Majesty in Council.


Railway EnactmentsN.I.

3N.I.This Part of this Schedule applies to the enactments relating to or affecting Irish services in connection with railways (in the said Part referred to as “the railways enactments”).

4N.I.In the railway enactments—

(a)references to the Board of Trade, to the Minister of Transport, or to any department or officer of such Board or Minister, shall (subject to the provisions of paragraph ( b) of this Article) be construed as references to the Ministry of Commerce or to the corresponding department or officer (if any) attached to that Ministry:

(b)references to the Minister of Transport or the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland shall, if they occur in relation to the making or repayment of any advance or loan, be construed as references to the Ministry of Finance, and in any other case shall be construed as references to the Ministry of Commerce.

Para.5 rep. by SLR 1973

6N.I.In any case where, under any provisions of the Tramways (Ireland) Acts, 1860 to 1900, as originally enacted, or amended by subsequent provisions of those Acts, an Order made by the Lord Lieutenant in Council would have required confirmation by Parliament, the Order of the Ministry of Commerce shall not become operative unless and until it has been approved by a resolution passed by both Houses of Parliament.


Fishery EnactmentsN.I.

7N.I.This Part of this Schedule applies to the enactments relating to or affecting Irish services in connection with fisheries (in the said Part referred to as “the fishery enactments”).

8N.I.In the fishery enactments references to the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland shall, except as otherwise expressly provided by this Act, be construed as references to the Ministry of Commerce;

Provided that nothing in this Article shall apply to references to the said Department, where they occur in relation to matters in respect of which the Parliament of Northern Ireland has not power to make laws.

9N.I.References in the fishery enactments to any officer or constable of the Royal Irish Constabulary shall be construed as references to the officer or constable, by whatever title designated, of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, having corresponding rank and functions.

Part. IV rep. by 1958 c.13 (NI); 1959 c.2 (NI)

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