PART 5Miscellaneous and General

Orders and regulations under the Order of 1995

22.  Article 110 of the Order of 1995 is amended as follows—

(a)in paragraph (1) (exception from requirement for orders to be subject to negative resolution), for “this Order”, where it first occurs, substitute “paragraph (3A)”,

(b)after paragraph (3) insert—

(3A) An order made under—

(a)Article 13A(4) or (7), or

(b)Article 63(9

shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly.,

(c)in paragraph (4) (procedure for certain regulations), for “shall be subject to affirmative resolution” substitute “shall not be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly”.

Supplementary, incidental and consequential etc. provision

23.—(1) The Department may by order make such supplementary, incidental, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision as it considers appropriate—

(a)for the purposes of, or in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, this Act or any provision of it,

(b)in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Act.

(2) An order under subsection (1) may amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any statutory provision (including this Act).

(3) In subsection (2), “modify” includes the making of additions, omissions and exceptions.

(4) Except as mentioned in subsection (5), an order made under this section is subject to negative resolution.

(5) An order under subsection (1) containing provision which adds to, replaces or omits any part of the text of Northern Ireland legislation or an Act of Parliament is not to be made unless a draft of the order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Assembly.

(6) In this section—

“the Department” means the Department of the Environment,

“statutory provision” has the meaning given by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

Transitional and saving provisions

24.  Schedule 1 (which contains transitional and saving provisions) has effect.


25.  The provisions set out in the first column of Schedule 2 are repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that Schedule.


26.—(1) This Act, except this section and sections 1, 23 and 27, comes into operation on such day or days as the Department may by order appoint.

(2) Without prejudice to section 23(1), an order under subsection (1) may contain such transitional, transitory or saving provision as the Department considers necessary or expedient in connection with any provision brought into operation by the order.

(3) In this section, “the Department” has the same meaning as in section 23.

Short title

27.  This Act may be cited as the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.