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Adoption and Children Act (Northern Ireland) 2022

Section 157: Supplementary and consequential provision

Section 157 provides that the Department of Health, Department of Finance and the Department of Justice may by order make any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or any transitory, transitional or saving provision that that Department considers is necessary or expedient to give effect to the purposes of this Act (subsections (1) and (2)). An order made under this section may amend, repeal or modify any statutory provision (subsection (3)).

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