This is a list of Orders in Council for Northern Ireland which are primary legislation[1] for the region in the absence of a devolved legislature, and also for those powers not devolved to the Northern Ireland Assembly. The statutory instruments containing the legislation are numbered in the main UK series (SI number) with a sub-series (NI number) denoting their position in the Northern Ireland legislation for the year.[2]

1972-1979 1980-1989 1990-1999 2000-2006 2015-2016
1980 1990 2000
1981 1991 2001
1972 1982 1992 2002
1973 1983 1993 2003
1974 1984 1994 2004
1975 1985 1995 2005
1976 1986 1996 2006
1977 1987 1997 2007
1978 1988 1998 2008
1979 1989 1999 2009
2015 2016

1972–1979

1972

1973

1974

1975

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980–1989

1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990–1999

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000–Present

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2015

2016

References and notes

  1. ^ Section 21(1) of the Human Rights Act 1998 provides that, in that Act, Orders in Council made under section 38(1)(a) of the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, or under the corresponding provision of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, are primary legislation.
  2. ^ Holborn, Guy. Butterworths Legal Research Guide. Second Edition. Butterworths. 2001. Pages 84, 258, 259. "Northern Ireland Orders in Council" (1998) 29 The Law Librarian 97 (No 2, 2 June 1998). Dickson, Brice. Law in Northern Ireland. Third Edition. Hart Publishing. 2018. Para 3.28 at p 62.