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Explanatory Notes Healthy Eating in Schools (Wales) Measure 2009

Section 16: Short title and commencement

15.This section introduces the title by which the Measure will generally be known. It also provides for the coming into force of the Measure. This section comes into force on the date that it is approved by Her Majesty at a meeting of the Privy Council, and the remainder of the Measure would come into force in accordance with a Commencement Order made by Welsh Ministers.

16.The section also provides that the Measure is to be included in the list of Education Acts set out in section 578 of the Education Act 1996.  This will enable Welsh Ministers to exercise default powers if local authorities or governing bodies are in breach of the provisions of this Measure.

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Explanatory Notes

Text created by the Welsh Assembly Government department responsible for the subject matter of the Measure to explain what the Measure sets out to achieve and to make the Measure accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Measures of the National Assembly for Wales.


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