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Reservoirs Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

Section 130 – Commencement

Subsection (1) sets out the sections within the Act which would come into operation on the day after Royal Assent. Subsection (2) enables the Department by commencement order to commence the other provisions of the Act on appointed days. Subsection (3) provides that no order may be made under subsection (2) for the provisions listed unless a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly. A commencement order may contain such transitional, transitory or saving provision as considered necessary by the Department including such transitional or transitory modifications to this Act as required to ensure that commencement of provisions are possible under subsection (3).

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