Who Are The Signatories To The Good Friday Agreement

The direct London regime ended in Northern Ireland when power was formally transferred to the new Northern Ireland Assembly, the North-South Council of Ministers and the British-Irish Council when the original regulations of the British-Irish Agreement entered into force on 2 December 1999. [15] [16] [17] Article 4(2) of the United Kingdom-Ireland Agreement (Agreement between the British and Irish Governments implementing the Belfast Agreement) requires both governments to inform each other in writing of compliance with the conditions for the entry into force of the United Kingdom-Ireland Agreement. entry into force should take place upon receipt of the last of the two notifications. [18] The British government agreed to attend a televised ceremony at Iveagh House in Dublin, the Irish Foreign Office. Peter Mandelson, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, took part early on 2 December 1999.