Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006

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Not to be confused with the Terrorism Act 2006.
The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006[1]
Long title An Act to provide for Part 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 to continue in force for a limited period after 18 February 2006 subject to modifications and to authorise the making of provision in connection with its ceasing to have effect; and for connected purposes.
Citation 2006 c 4
Territorial extent Northern Ireland[2]
Dates
Royal assent 16 February 2006[3][4]
Commencement 18 February 2006[5]
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006 (c 4) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provided that Part 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 allowing Diplock courts in Northern Ireland, which would otherwise have expired on 18 February 2006, would continue in force until 31 July 2007, subject to modifications.

Parliamentary debates[edit]

The Bill for this Act passed through its stages in the House of Commons on the following dates:

First Reading 11 October 2005[6]
Second Reading 31 October 2005[7]
Committee 8 November 2005[8]
Report and Third Reading 30 November 2005[9]

The Bill for this Act passed through its stages in the House of Lords on the following dates:

First Reading 1 December 2005[10]
Second Reading 20 December 2005[11]
Committee 12 January 2006[12]
Report 30 January 2006[13]
Third Reading 14 February 2006[14]

Provisions[edit]

Section 4 - Transitional provision in connection with expiry etc of Part 7 of 2000 Act[edit]

This section was extended by section 8(4) of the Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007 which provided that an order under this section may make provision disregarding any of the amendments made by Schedule 1 to that Act for any purpose specified in the order.

The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006 (Transitional Provisions and Savings) Order 2007 (S.I. 2007/2259) was made under this section.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 5(1) of this Act.
  2. ^ The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006, section 5(4)
  3. ^ Hansard (House of Commons), vol. 442, col. 1579
  4. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 678, col. 1253
  5. ^ The Terrorism (Northern Ireland) Act 2006, section 5(3)
  6. ^ Hansard (House of Commons), vol. 437, col. 169
  7. ^ Hansard (House of Commons), vol. 438, cols. 627 to 690
  8. ^ Hansard Standing Committee E
  9. ^ Hansard (House of Commons), vol. 440, cols. 289 to 354
  10. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 676, col. 307
  11. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 676, cols. 1670 to 1683
  12. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 677, cols. 137 to 140GC
  13. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 678, col. 102
  14. ^ Hansard (House of Lords), vol. 678, col. 1078
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