The Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996 (Cessation of Section 3) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-03-21

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1046

NORTHERN IRELAND
The Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996 (Cessation of Section 3) Order 1997

Made
21st March 1997

Coming into force
22nd March 1997

Whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament pursuant to section 7(6) of the Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996(1);

And whereas it appears to the Secretary of State that the negotiations mentioned in section 1 of that Act are suspended;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the power conferred on him by section 7(3) and (4) of that Act, the Secretary of State hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996 (Cessation of Section 3) Order 1997 and shall come into force on the day after that on which this Order is made.

2.  Section 3 of the Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996 shall cease to have effect on the day after that on which this Order is made.

P.B.B. Mayhew
One of Her Majesty’s Principal Secretaries of State
Northern Ireland Office
21st March 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Under this Order, section 3 of the Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996 ceases to have effect on 22nd March 1997. Section 3 makes provision for a Forum constituted by delegates returned in accordance with Schedule 1 to the Act for the discussion of issues relevant to promoting dialogue and understanding within Northern Ireland.

(1)
1996 c. 11.
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