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The Education Reform (1989 Order) (Commencement No. 8) Order (Northern Ireland) 1997

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4.  Article 6(1) and (2) of and Schedule 2 to the 1989 Order in so far as they relate to the compulsory contributory subjects, French or German or Italian or Spanish or Irish, and Articles 5(5) and 11(1)(e) of the 1989 Order shall come into operation—

(a)on 28th March 1997 in relation to pupils in the first year of the fourth key stage; and

(b)on 1st August 1997 in relation to pupils in the second year of the fourth key stage.

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