The Northern Ireland Policing Board (Northern Ireland) Order 2007

Document Number:2007 No.911 (N.I. 5)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 26/03/2007
 
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Statutory Instruments

NORTHERN IRELAND

Made

21 st March 2007

Coming into operation

26 th March 2007

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 21 st day of March 2007

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order in Council has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1) , 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:—

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Northern Ireland Policing Board (Northern Ireland) Order 2007.

    (2) This Order shall come into operation on 26 th March 2007.

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

    Modification of Schedule 1 to the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000

  2. After paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32) (membership of the Northern Ireland Policing Board: application of Parts II and III of the Schedule) insert—

    “Restoration of devolved government under Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006

    2 A.—(1) This paragraph applies if, by virtue of section 2(2) of the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 (c. 53) , the Secretary of State makes a restoration order under section 2(2) of the Northern Ireland Act 2000 providing for section 1 of that Act to cease to have effect on 26 March 2007.

    (2) Where this paragraph applies, the effect of paragraph 2(1) and (2) is modified as follows.

    (3) On 26 and 27 March 2007 Part II below shall continue to have effect in relation to the Board (and accordingly Part III below shall not have effect).

    (4) On 28 March 2007—

    (a) if the Secretary of State has made an order by virtue of section 2(3) of the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006 revoking the restoration order with effect from that date, Part II below shall continue to have effect in relation to the Board;

    (b) if he has not made such an order, Part III below shall come into effect on that date in relation to the Board (and accordingly Part II below shall cease to have effect).”

    Independent members of the Policing Board

  3. —(1) In paragraph 6(2) of that Schedule (which defines expressions for the purposes of Part III of that Schedule) insert at the...

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