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Legal Complaints and Regulation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 52: Further provision

Subsections (1) and (2) allow the Department of Finance and Personnel to make transitional and savings provisions in connection with the coming into force of the draft Bill. Subsections (3) and (4) provide that any order made by the Department under this clause may amend, repeal or modify other legislation.

Subsection (5) provides that orders of this nature are subject to negative resolution, except where an order modifies any Act of Parliament or Northern Ireland legislation, in which case it cannot be made unless a draft has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the Assembly.

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