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PART 5 N.I.General


17  In this Act—

the Act of 2008” means the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2008;

the Department” means the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety;

the Order of 1972” means the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972;

statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

Regulations and ordersN.I.

18—(1) No regulations shall be made under this Act unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by, a resolution of the Assembly.

(2) Regulations and orders made by the Department under this Act may contain such incidental, supplementary, transitional, transitory or saving provisions as appear to the Department to be necessary or expedient.


19  The statutory provisions set out in Schedule2 are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the second column of that Schedule.

Commencement Information

I1S. 19 partly in operation; s. 19 in operation for certain purposes at 13.6.2016 see s. 20(2)(d)


20—(1) This section and sections 17, 18 and 21 come into operation on the day after the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent.

(2) The following provisions come into operation on the expiration of the period of one month from the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent—

(a)sections 9 to 12;

(b)section 13(3)(a)(i) and (5);

(c)section 14; and

(d)Part 1 of Schedule 2 and section 19 so far as it relates to that Part of that Schedule.

(3) The remaining provisions of this Act come into operation on such day or days as the Department may by order appoint.

Short titleN.I.

21  This Act may be cited as the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.