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(1)In this Measure—
“enactment” (“deddfiad”) means any of the following, whenever passed or made—
an Act of Parliament;
a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;
subordinate legislation within the meaning of section 21(1) of the Interpretation Act 1978, including subordinate legislation made under any Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;
a provision of any such Act or Measure or subordinate legislation;
“prescribed” (“rhagnodedig”) means prescribed in regulations;
“regulations” (“rheoliadau”) means regulations made by the Welsh Ministers.
(2)Subject to subsection (3), the Education Act 1996 and the provisions of this Measure are to be read as if those provisions were contained in the Education Act 1996.
(3)Where an expression is given for the purposes of any provision of this Measure a meaning different from that given to it for the purposes of the Education Act 1996, the meaning given for the purposes of that provision is to apply instead of the one given for the purposes of that Act.
(1)Any power of the Welsh Ministers to make an order or regulations under this Measure is exercisable by statutory instrument.
(2)Any power of the Welsh Ministers to make an order or regulations under this Measure includes power—
(a)to make different provision for different cases or classes of case, different areas or different purposes;
(b)to make provision generally or subject to specified exemptions or exceptions or only in relation to specific cases or classes of case;
(c)to make such incidental, supplementary, transitory, transitional or saving provision as the Welsh Ministers think fit.
(3)Any statutory instrument containing regulations made under this Measure or an order made under section 15 or 30 is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.
(1)The following provisions of this Measure come into force at the end of a period of two months beginning on the day on which this Measure is approved by Her Majesty in Council—
(a)sections 26 to 32;
(2)The remaining provisions of this Measure come into force in accordance with provision made by the Welsh Ministers by order.
(1)This Measure may be cited as the Education (Wales) Measure 2011.
(2)This Measure is to be included in the list of Education Acts set out in section 578 of the Education Act 1996.
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