1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

(1)    This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Designation) (No 3) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 16th August 2002.

(2)    In this Order—

“the Act” means the European Communities Act 1972,

“Minister or government department” means a Minister of the Crown or government department, but does not include a Northern Ireland Minister or Northern Ireland department,

“regulations” means regulations made pursuant to section 2(2) of the Act.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see para (1) above.

2 Designation of Ministers

2Designation of Ministers

(1)    For the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, the Ministers specified in column (1) of Schedule 1 to this Order are designated in relation to the matters specified in column (2) of that Schedule.

(2)    Where a Minister is designated by this Order in relation to any matter, for which any other Minister or government department is designated by any other Order for the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, any of them may make regulations and, if regulations are made by more than one, they may do so jointly.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

3 Designation of Northern Ireland departments

3Designation of Northern Ireland departments

(1)    For the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, any Northern Ireland department is designated in relation to the matter specified in Schedule 2 to this Order.

(2)    Regulations made by any Northern Ireland department pursuant to this Order shall form part of the law of Northern Ireland and not of any other part of the United Kingdom.

(3)    Where any Northern Ireland department is designated by this Order in relation to any matter, for which any Minister or government department is designated by this or any other Order for the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, any of them may make regulations and, if regulations are made by more than one, they may do so jointly.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

4 Revocation of designations

4Revocation of designations

The Orders specified in column (1) of Schedule 3 to this Order are revoked in so far as they relate to the Ministers or departments specified in column (2) and the designations specified in respect of them in column (3).

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

Signature

A K Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE 1 Designation of Ministers

SCHEDULE 1Designation of Ministers Article 2
(1)(2)
Minister designatedMatter in relation to which Minister is designated
The Lord ChancellorA direct right of action against the insurer of the person responsible by any person claiming compensation in respect of loss or injury caused by a motor vehicle or trailer.
The Secretary of StateDiscrimination.
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

Financial Institutions99 Insurers & Underwriters99 Insurance Law99 Banking & Finance Law99

SCHEDULE 2 Designation of Northern Ireland Departments

SCHEDULE 2Designation of Northern Ireland Departments Article 3

Discrimination.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

SCHEDULE 3 Revocation of Designations

SCHEDULE 3Revocation of Designations Article 4
(1)(2)(3)
OrderMinisters or departments designatedDesignation
The European Communities (Designation) (No 2) Order 1993The Secretary of State and any Northern Ireland departmentMatters relating to the equal treatment of men and women in relation to severe disablement allowance and invalid care allowance.
The European Communities (Designation) (No 3) Order 1999The Secretary of StateMeasures relating to sex discrimination, race discrimination and disability discrimination in matters of employment, self-employment and vocational training.
The European Communities (Designation) (No 3) Order 1999Any Northern Ireland departmentMeasures relating to discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, disability, religious belief or political opinion, in matters of employment, self-employment and vocational training.
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 16 August 2002: see art 1(1).

Discrimination & Employment Law96 Human Rights & Civil Liberties93 Discrimination93 Employment & Labour Law96

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This is a further Order in the series designating authorities which may exercise the power to make regulations conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and specifying the matters in relation to which that power may be exercised. The Order also revokes a number of designations which are superseded.