Northern Ireland Assembly
The Northern Ireland Assembly (Irish: Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland. It has power to legislate in a wide range of areas that are not explicitly reserved to the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and to appoint the Northern Ireland Executive. It sits at Parliament Buildings at Stormont in Belfast.
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... Under section 14 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, a Bill which has been approved by the Northern Ireland Assembly is presented to the Queen by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland for Royal ... Assent is given by means of Letters Patent in the following form set out in the Northern Ireland (Royal Assent to Bills) Order 1999 ... Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Our other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender ...
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... Section 24(5) of the Interpretation Act 1978 now reads In this section "Northern Ireland legislation" means— (a) Acts of the Parliament of Ireland (b) Acts of the ... December 1999, paragraph 7(2) of Schedule 2 to the Northern Ireland Act 1982 provided that Orders in Council under section 38(1)(b) of the Northern ... Act, unless the contrary intention appears, the expression "Northern Ireland legislation" is to be construed according to Schedule 1 of that Act, which contains ...
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