Title and commencementN.I.

1.  This Order may be cited as the Community Relations (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1975 … Commencement


2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 [1954 c.33] shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order “Department” includes the Head of a Department.

Art. 3 rep. by 1999 NI 1

Functions of the Department of EducationN.I.

4.  Para.(1) rep. by 1999 NI 1

(2) F1...[F1 The Department of Finance and Personnel]F1 shall be responsible for formulating and sponsoring policies for the improvement of community relations in Northern Ireland.

(3) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (2), the powers of[F1 the Department of Finance of Personnel]F1 under that paragraph include—

(a)giving financial or other assistance to any persons or organisations appearing to[F1 the Department of Finance and Personnel]F1 to be concerned with community relations; and

(b)giving financial assistance towards the conduct of research into community relations.

Para.(4) rep. by SR 1990/77

(5) In paragraphs (2) and (3) any reference to community relations shall be construed as including a reference to any matter connected with or affecting those relations.

F1SR 1990/77

Art.5(a) rep. by 1986 NI 14; para.(b) amends art.67 of 1972 NI 14; para.(c), with Schedule, effects repeals