NI Legislation: Executive Determinations

1. In Northern Ireland legislation, Executive Determinations are decisions made by the Northern Ireland Executive that have the same legal effect as legislation.

2. Executive Determinations are used to implement or supplement primary legislation, which are laws passed by Parliament. They are made using the powers that are provided in primary legislation, and they must be consistent with the provisions of that legislation.

3. Executive Determinations are often used to set out the detailed rules and procedures that are needed to give effect to the provisions of primary legislation.

4. They are usually made by a government minister or other public body, and they are subject to approval by the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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