Explanatory Memorandum

Business Improvement Districts Act (Northern Ireland) 2013

2013 CHAPTER 5

21 March 2013

Commentary on Sections

Section 19: Further provision as to regulations

Section 19 provides that any regulations made in the Bill are subject to negative resolution procedures in the Assembly, other than regulations under section 9. Draft affirmative procedure is required for regulations under section 2(1) (where they contain provision which modifies other legislation), section 5(2)(f)(iii) (the creation of offences and penalties in connection with any unauthorised disclosure of such information), section 9(3) (circumstances in which the district council veto may be exercised) and section 18(1) (where they contain provision amending any other statutory provision).