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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 155: Regulations and orders

Subsection (1) provides that all regulations, other than those to which subsection (2) applies, are to be subject to the negative resolution procedure. Those to which subsection (2) applies are subject to the draft affirmative resolution procedure (subsection (3)) and these are listed in subsection (2). Subsection (4) lists the orders that must be subject to the draft affirmative resolution procedure and subsection (5) provides that an order under section 157, other than an order which amends or repeals a provision of an Act of Parliament or Northern Ireland legislation, is subject to negative resolution. Subsection (6) enables regulations and orders to contain ancillary provision.

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