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PART 8 E+WGENERAL

87InterpretationE+W

In this Act—

  • “enactment”(“deddfiad”) means a provision contained in any of the following (whenever enacted or made)—

    (a)

    an Act of Parliament;

    (b)

    a Measure or an Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

    (c)

    subordinate legislation within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30) (including subordinate legislation made under an Act of Parliament or a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales);

  • Wales” (“Cymru”) has the meaning given by section 158 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32).

88Coming into forceE+W

(1)This Part comes into force on the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent.

(2)The following provisions come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act receives Royal Assent—

(a)Part 1 (sustainable management of natural resources);

(b)Part 2 (climate change);

(c)Part 5 (fisheries for shellfish);

(d)section 82 (repeal of publication requirements);

(e)section 84 (appeals against special drainage levies);

(f)section 85 (power of entry);

(g)section 86 (byelaws).

(3)The following provisions come into force on a day appointed by the Welsh Ministers in an order made by statutory instrument—

(a)Part 3 (charges for carrier bags);

(b)Part 4 (collection and disposal of waste);

(c)Part 6 (marine licensing);

(d)section 81 (flood and coastal erosion committee);

(e)section 83 (valuation of non-agricultural land).

(4)An order under subsection (3) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)make such transitional or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of a provision of this Act as the Welsh Ministers consider appropriate.

89Short titleE+W

The short title of this Act is the Environment (Wales) Act 2016.

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