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Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Commentary on Sections in Part 5 of the Act and Schedules

Sections 17 – 21 and the Schedules support the main provisions of both Part 1 and Part 2 of the Act.  They define the meaning of certain phrases (section 17, Interpretation); provide detail on subordinate legislation processes (section 18, Regulations and Orders); provide for repeals (section 19, Repeals); commencement dates for the introduction of specific powers (section 20, Commencement) and set out the title of the Act (section 21, Short title). The Schedules deal with amendments and repeals.

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