The Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009

Nº documento:2009 No. 884 (N.I. 1)
 
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Statutory Instruments

Northern Ireland

Made

8 th April 2009

Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1(2) and (3)

At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 8 th day of April 2009

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas—

(a) the Secretary of State, in accordance with subsection (4)(a) of section 85 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c.47) , laid before Parliament a document which contained a draft of this proposed Order;

(b) the Secretary of State referred the document to the Northern Ireland Assembly for its consideration;

(c) the period referred to in subsection (4)(c) of that section has ended; and

(d) a draft of this Order has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 85 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (c.47) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:-

Title and commencement

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 2009.

    (2) This Article and Article 2 come into operation one week after the day on which this Order is made.

    (3) Article 3 comes into operation on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

    Interpretation

  2. The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c.33) shall apply to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

    Amendment to Criminal Damage (Compensation)(Northern Ireland) Order 1977

  3. After Article 4 (compensation for damage to agricultural buildings and property) of the Criminal Damage (Compensation)(Northern Ireland) Order 1977 (NI 14) there shall be inserted the following Article—

    “Compensation for damage to certain buildings used or made available for use for charitable purposes

    4 A.—(1) Where damage has been unlawfully, maliciously or wantonly caused to any building to which this Article applies, the Secretary of State shall, subject to the provisions of this Order, pay compensation to any person having an estate or interest in that building who suffers loss from that damage.

    (2) This Article applies only in respect of damage caused as a result of an act committed after the date on which Article 3 of the Criminal Damage (Compensation) (Amendment)...

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