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The Statutory Sick Pay (Northern Ireland) Order 1991

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Title, citation and commencementN.I.

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Statutory Sick Pay (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.

(2) This Order and the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1990 may be cited together as the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1991.

(3) This Article, Article 2 and paragraphs (1) and (3) to (6) of Article 5 shall come into operation on the seventh day after the day on which this Order is made.

(4) The remaining provisions of this Order shall come into operation on such day or days as the Head of the Department may by order appointF1.

F1fully exercised SR 1991/129


2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954F2 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—

“the Department” means the Department of Health and Social Services;

“the 1982 Order” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1982F3;

“the 1986 Order” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Order 1986F4;

“the principal Act” means the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Act 1975F5;

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

Arts. 3, 4 rep. by 1992 c. 9

Consequential amendments, repeals and supplementary provisionsN.I.

5.—(1) In consequence of this Order, in the following statutory provisions for the words “the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1990” in each place where they occur there shall be substituted the words “ the Social Security (Northern Ireland) Acts 1975 to 1991 ”

Sub-paras. (a),(b) rep. by 1992 c. 9

(c)Article 6(5) of the Forfeiture (Northern Ireland) Order 1982F6;

Sub-para. (d) rep. by 1993 c.49

(e)paragraph (b) of the definition of “the benefit Acts” in Article 2(2) of the 1986 Order.

Para. (2)—Repeals

Paras. (3)‐(5) rep. by 1992 c. 9

(6) The amendment or repeal by this Order of any provision of the 1982 Order or any other statutory provision which applies to any extent in relation to the Crown, or to persons employed by or under the Crown, has effect in relation to the Crown or any such persons to the same extent as the statutory provision amended or repealed; and the powers conferred by paragraph (3) are correspondingly exercisable in relation to the Crown or any such persons.

F61982 NI 14

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