Minor and consequential amendments

45.—(1) Schedule 1, which contains minor amendments and amendments consequential on provision made by this Act, has effect.

(2) The Department for Communities may by regulations make provision in consequence of this Act.

(3) Regulations under this section may—

(a)amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify a statutory provision;

(b)include transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into operation of provision made by the regulations.

(4) Regulations under this section are subject to negative resolution, except as mentioned in subsection (5).

(5) Regulations under this section which contain (whether alone or with other provision) provision that amends the text of Northern Ireland legislation or an Act of Parliament are not to be made unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the Assembly.

(6) The power conferred by this section is not restricted by any other provision of this Act.