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Orders Adding To The Causes Of Action To Which Section I Applies

Volume 127: debated on Friday 12 February 1988

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'(1)Orders under this section may prescribe the conditions referred to in section 1(2)(b) above; and any such order may provide that section (Power of court to disapply section 1 where no detriment to consumer) above shall apply to a cause of action which satisfies the conditions so prescribed.
(2) Orders under this section may make different provision for different cases and for different purposes.
(3) The power to make orders under this section for England and Wales shall be exercisable by statutory instrument made by the Secretary of State with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor; but no such order shall be made unless a draft of it has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.
(4) The power to make orders under this section for Northern Ireland shall be exercisable by the Department of Economic Development for Northern Ireland with the concurrence of the Lord Chancellor; and any such order—
  • (a) shall be a statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979; and
  • (b) shall be subject to affirmative resolution, within the meaning of section 41(4) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.'.—[Mr. Pawsey.]
  • Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.