Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Appointed Day) Order 1999

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1999/3208

1999 No. 3208 (C. 84)

NORTHERN IRELAND

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

The Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Appointed Day) Order 1999

Made 1st December 1999

Coming into force 2nd December 1999

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 1st day of December 1999

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas, it having appeared to the Secretary of State that sufficient progress had been made in implementing the agreement reached at multi-party talks on Northern Ireland set out in Command Paper 3883 (“the Belfast Agreement”), he laid before Parliament the draft of this Order:

And whereas the draft Order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:

And whereas the Secretary of State has submitted the draft Order to Her Majesty in Council:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 3(2) of the Northern Ireland Act 19981is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

S-1 This Order may be cited as the Northern Ireland Act 1998...

1. This Order may be cited as the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Appointed Day) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 2nd December 1999.

S-2 The appointed day for the commencement of Parts II and III of...

2. The appointed day for the commencement of Parts II and III of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 is 2nd December 1999.

A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order appoints 2nd December 1999 as the day for the commencement of Parts II and III of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. Part II, which deals with the legislative powers of the Northern Ireland Assembly, and Part III, which deals with the Executive Authorities, implement, in those regards, the Belfast Agreement.

The Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Commencement No. 5) Order 1999 (S.I. 1999/3209 (C. 85)) brings into force on the day appointed under this Order the following provisions of the 1998 Act:

Sections 1, 2 and 4

Sections 31 to 39, 40(1) to (9), 40(10), so far as not already in force, 41 to 48, 49(2)–(4), 50 and 51

Sections 52 to 54 and 56

Sections 57 to 67

Sections 69(3), partially, and (4), 71(1), partially, and (3) and (4) and 76 to 78

Sections 79, partially, 80, 81, 82(1) and (2), 83 to 85, 87 to 89 and 94

Sections 95(1) to (4) and (5), (partially), 99, (partially), 100(1), partially, and (2), partially

Schedules 1 to 4

Schedule 5, partially

Schedule 6

Schedule 10, partially

Schedule 12, partially

Schedule 13, partially

Schedule 14, partially

Schedule 15, partially

(This Note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the 1998 Act come into force under the orders, and on the dates, indicated below.

PROVISION

ORDER

DATE

Section 40(10) (partially)

S.I. 1999/2936

28 October 1999

Section 49(1)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

Section 68 (for certain purposes)

15 February 1999

(for all other purposes)

1 March 1999

Section 69(1), (2), (3) (partially)

1 March 1999

(6) to (11)

(5)

1 June 1999

Section 70

1 June 1999

Section 71(1) (partially), (2) and (5)

1 June 1999

Section 72

1 March 1999

Section 73 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/340

15 February 1999

(for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

Section 74 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/1753

21 June 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

Section 75 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

(for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 January 2000

Section 79 (partially)

S.I. 1999/340

l March 1999

Section 82(3) to (5)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

Section 90

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

Section 91(1) (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/340

15 February 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

(2) to (6)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

(7) to (9)

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

Section 92(1) and (2)

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

(3) and (4)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

Section 95(5) (partially)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

Section 97

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

Section 99 (partially)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

Section 100 (partially)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999 and 1 June 1999

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999 and 1 October 1999

Schedule 5 (partially)

S.I. 1999/2936

28 October 1999

Schedule 7

S.I. 1999/340

15 February 1999 and 1 March 1999

Schedule 8 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/340

15 February 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

2 August 1999

Schedule 9 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 October 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

1 January 2000

Schedule 10 (partially)

S.I. 1999/340

1 March 1999

Schedule 11 (for certain purposes)

S.I. 1999/340

15 February 1999

(for all other purposes)

S.I. 1999/2204

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