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Local Government (Democracy) (Wales) Act 2013

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71Orders and regulations

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(1)Any power of the Welsh Ministers to make an order or regulations under this Act (other than an order under section 47) is exercisable by statutory instrument and includes power to—

(a)make incidental, consequential, supplemental, transitional, transitory or savings provision as the Welsh Ministers consider necessary or expedient for the purposes of, or in connection with, this Act,

(b)modify any enactment (including this Act), and

(c)make different provision for different purposes and areas.

(2)A statutory instrument which contains—

(a)an order under section 34(3)(e) or 70(1),

(b)an order under section 37(1) which includes provision altering the area of a principal council or a preserved county or which abolishes a principal area, or

(c)regulations under section 41(1),

is to be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

(3)Despite subsection (2), any statutory instrument containing an order or regulations made under this Act which includes provision adding to, replacing or omitting any part of the text of an Act of Parliament or a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales is not to be made until a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, the National Assembly for Wales.

(4)This section does not apply to an order made under section 45 or 75.

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