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Northern Ireland Bill

This is the text of the Northern Ireland Bill, as passed by the House of Commons and introduced in the House of Lords on 8th February 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Northern Ireland Office, are published separately as HL Bill 31- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Falconer of Thoroton 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 Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Northern Ireland Bill
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Suspension of devolved government in Northern Ireland.
2.Ending suspension.
3.Effect of restoration.
4.Further suspension by order.
5.Implementation bodies.
6.Power to make consequential provision etc.
7.Orders made under this Act: supplemental provision.
8.Interpretation etc.
9.Short title, commencement and consequential amendment.
 

SCHEDULE:
    -Provisions Applicable During Suspension
 


 
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