Explanatory Memorandum

Rates (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

2006 No. 2954

Commentary on Articles

Part Ii – General

Article 4: Police purposes part of the regional rate

15.This Article allows for an amount of the regional rate to be specified for police purposes in the annual Rates (Regional Rates) (Northern Ireland) Order. This is subject to the approval of the Assembly and the devolution of policing functions.