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The Northern Ireland Act 2009[1]
"Long title An Act to make provision in relation to policing and justice in Northern Ireland; and to amend section 86 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.
"Citation 2009 c 3
"Royal assent 12 March 2009
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Northern Ireland Act 2009 (c 3) is an "Act of the "Parliament of the United Kingdom. It makes provision preparatory to the intended "devolution of "policing and justice" to the "Northern Ireland Assembly.[2]



The whole Act has been brought into force.[3]

Sections 1 and 3(2) and 4 and 5 came into force on 12 March 2009.[4]

Paragraphs 35(1) and (3) of Schedule 4, so far as they relate to the President or other member of the Charity Tribunal for Northern Ireland, and section 2(3), so far as it relates to those provisions, came into force on 26 September 2009.[5]

The following provisions came into force on 12 April 2010:[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this "short title is authorised by section 5(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ Explanatory notes, paragraphs 3 and 4
  3. ^ See this explanatory note
  4. ^ The Northern Ireland Act 2009, section 5(6) (providing for commencement on the date on which the Act was passed) as read with subsection (7); and see the explanatory note here
  5. ^ The Northern Ireland Act 2009 (Commencement No.1) Order 2009 (S.I. 2009/2466 (C.102)), article 2
  6. ^ The Northern Ireland Act 2009 (Commencement No.2) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/812 (C.54)), article 2; and see the explanatory note to that Order.

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