HC Deb 27 March 1996 vol 274 c618W
Mr. Robert McCartney

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his estimate of the annual number of extra Northern Ireland Orders in Council that will flow from the proposed Deregulation and Contracting-out Order in Council. [14546]

Mr. Ancram

[holding answer 13 February 1996]: A composite deregulation Order in Council will be introduced next year and as frequently as necessary thereafter, to carry forward in Northern Ireland, as appropriate, changes being made in Great Britain under the order-making powers in the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 and any measures unique to Northern Ireland.

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