Taxis Act (Northern Ireland) 2008

Ancillary and transitional provisions etc.N.I.

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55—(1) The Department may by order make such incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitory, transitional or saving provisions as it considers necessary or expedient for the purposes of, in consequence of or for giving full effect to this Act or any provision of it, or in connection with the coming into operation of any provision of this Act.

(2) An order under this section may amend, repeal or modify any statutory provision (including this Act).

(3) The power conferred by this section is not restricted by any other provision of this Act.

(4) Subsection (5) applies to byelaws made or having effect as if made under Article 65 of the 1981 Order which—

(a)relate to taxis; and

(b)are in force immediately before the coming into operation of section 54(1).

(5) Notwithstanding anything in section 54(1)—

(a)provisions of those byelaws which could have been included in an order under Article 27A of the Road Traffic Regulation (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 shall have effect as if contained in such an order; and

(b)any other provisions of those byelaws shall have effect as if contained in regulations made under section 20