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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Northern Ireland Office, are published

separately as HL Bill 110—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Rooker has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill are

compatible with the Convention rights.

 

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Contents

Part 1

Registration of electors

Anonymous registration

1   

Power to make provision about anonymous registration

Periodical canvass etc.

2   

Abolition of annual canvass

3   

Timing of canvass

4   

The relevant registration objectives

5   

Publication and alteration of registers

Alteration of registers: pending elections

6   

Alteration of registers: pending elections

Data collection

7   

Data collection

Part 2

The Chief Electoral Officer

8   

Tenure

9   

Annual reports

Part 3

Donations for political purposes

10   

Introduction

11   

Part 4 of the 2000 Act: the final disapplication period

12   

Extension of categories of permissible donors

13   

Section 12: supplementary

 

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Modifications during prescribed period

15   

Power to make provision in connection with permissible donors

Part 4

Devolution of policing and justice etc.

16   

Conditions for devolving policing and justice matters

17   

Department with policing and justice functions

18   

Power of Assembly to call for witnesses and documents

19   

Provision for transfer of functions relating to extradition etc.

20   

Provision for entrenching enactments

Part 5

Miscellaneous

21   

Arms decommissioning: extension of amnesty period

22   

Loans to Consolidated Fund of Northern Ireland: increase of limits

23   

Single wholesale electricity market

24   

Financial assistance for energy purposes

25   

Sustainable development

26   

Extension to Northern Ireland of provisions of SOCAP 2005

27   

Responsibilities in relation to the health and safety etc. of police

28   

Duty to fill judicial vacancies

Part 6

Supplementary

29   

Financial provisions

30   

Minor and consequential amendments etc.

31   

Commencement

32   

Extent

33   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Modifications of 2000 Act

Schedule 2   —   

Department with policing and justice functions

Schedule 3   —   

Extension to Northern Ireland of provisions of SOCAP 2005

Schedule 4   —   

Minor and consequential amendments

Part 1   —   

Registration of electors

Part 2   —   

The Chief Electoral Officer

Part 3   —   

Devolution of policing and justice functions etc.

Part 4   —   

Financial assistance for energy purposes

Schedule 5   —   

Repeals and revocations

 
 

 
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