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Public Expenditure and Receipts Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

1968 CHAPTER 8

An Act to increase contributions payable under the National Insurance Act (Northern Ireland) 1966 and the Health Service Contributions Act (Northern Ireland) 1966, and to strengthen the provisions of the former Act as to enforcement; to restrict the enactments providing for the supply of milk to school children; to provide compensation for civil defence employees in connection with the reduction of activities under section 2 or 3 of the Civil Defence Act (Northern Ireland) 1950; to provide for increasing, or for abolishing in the interests of economy, certain fees and other payments; and for purposes connected therewith.

[23rd April 1968]

Ss. 1,2 rep. by 1969 c. 19 (NI); 1973 c.38

S. 3 rep. by 1971 c. 20 (NI)

4Compensation to civil defence employees for loss of employment, etc.N.I.

F1(1)The Ministry of Home Affairs may, by regulations made with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, make provision for the payment by the Ministry of Home Affairs, subject to such exceptions or conditions as may be prescribed by the regulations, of compensation to or in respect of persons who are the holders of any such place, situation or employment as may be so prescribed and who suffer loss of employment or loss or diminution of emoluments which is attributable to any reduction of activities under section 2, or the revocation or amendment of any regulations made under section 3, of the Civil Defence Act (Northern Ireland) 1950 [1950 c.11] .

Subs. (2) rep. by SLR 1980

(3)Regulations under this section—

(a)may include provision as to the manner in which any claim for compensation under this section is to be made and for the determination of all questions arising under the regulations;

(b)may be made with reference to matters arising before the making of the regulations or the passing of this Act (but not so as to place any person other than the Ministry of Home Affairs in a worse position than he would have been in if the regulations had not been so made);

(c)shall be subject to negative resolution.

F11975 NI 15

5Increase of fees etc.N.I.

(1)With a view to securing from the fees, charges or other payments required or regulated by the enactments mentioned in column 1 of Schedule 3 a net return corresponding more nearly with the cost of the matters for which they are payable, or to dispensing with payments from which a net return cannot reasonably be expected, those enactments may be amended by an order made by the Ministry specified in relation to the enactment in question in column 2 of that Schedule, so as to vary any sum specified by the enactment as the amount or maximum amount of any payment, or so as to provide that any sum payable under the enactment shall cease to be payable.

(2)The powers conferred by subsection (1) in relation to any enactment shall be exercisable in relation to that enactment as applied by any other enactment, and shall include power to repeal any enactment superseded by the exercise of the powers (including any enactment amending an enactment mentioned in Schedule 3).

(3)Orders under subsection (1) shall be subject to affirmative resolution.

6Short title and citation.N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Public Expenditure and Receipts Act (Northern Ireland) 1968.

(2)This Act, so far as it relates to the subject matter of the following Acts respectively,—

Para. (a) rep. by 1973 c. 38; para. (b) rep. by 1971 c. 20 (NI)

(c)may be cited together with the Civil Defence Acts (Northern Ireland) 1938 to 1950 as the Civil Defence Acts (Northern Ireland) 1938 to 1968.



Schedule 1 rep. by 1969 c. 19 (NI)

Schedule 2 rep. by 1973 c. 38

Section 5.


Enactments requiring or regulating paymentRelevant Ministry
1. The Horse Breeding Act (Northern Ireland) 1926 (c. 30) sections 2(2) and (3) and 4(1).F2The Ministry of Agriculture.
The Marketing of Eggs Act (Northern Ireland) 1957 (c. 27) Schedule 1, paragraphs 2 and 3.F3The Ministry of Agriculture.
The Agricultural Produce (Meat Regulation and Pig Industry) Act (Northern Ireland) 1962 (c. 13) sections 2(3), 10(4) and 13(2).The Ministry of Agriculture.
The Marketing of Potatoes Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 8) section 2(4).The Ministry of Agriculture.
F4The Agricultural Marketing Act (Northern Ireland) 1964 (c. 13) section 17(2)( a).The Ministry of Agriculture.
2. The Housing of the Working Classes Act 1890 (c. 70) section 85.F5The Ministry of Development.F6
The Local Government (Application of Enactments) Order 1898 (No. 1120) Schedule paragraph 32(3).The Ministry of Development.F6
The Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907 (c. 53) section 5(2).The Ministry of Development.F6
3. The [F7 Road Traffic (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 Article 99.]The Ministry of Home Affairs.F8

F3SRO (NI) 1973/23 pt. rep. by 1982 NI 12

F51981 NI 3

F6SRO (NI) 1973/504; 1976 NI 6

F71981 NI 1

F8SRO (NI) 1973/504

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