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80 General power to repeal or modify Acts and instruments.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Regulations made under this subsection may repeal or modify any provision to which this subsection applies if it appears to the authority making the regulations that the repeal or, as the case may be, the modification of that provision is expedient in consequence of or in connection with any provision made by or under Part I.

(2)Subsection (1) above applies to any provision, not being among the relevant statutory provisions, which—

(a)is contained in this Act or in any other Act passed before or in the same Session as this Act; or

(b)is contained in any regulations, order or other instrument of a legislative character which was made under an Act before the passing of this Act; or

(c)applies, excludes or for any other purpose refers to any of the relevant statutory provisions and is contained in any Act not falling within paragraph (a) above or in any regulations, order or other instrument of a legislative character which is made under an Act but does not fall within paragraph (b) above.

[F1(2A)Subsection (1) above shall apply to provisions in [F2the Employment Rights Act 1996 or the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 which derive from provisions of the Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 which re-enacted]provisions previously contained in the M1Redundancy Payments Act 1965, the M2Contracts of Employment Act 1972 or the M3Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 as it applies to provisions contained in Acts passed before or in the same Session as this Act.]

(3)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) above, the modifications which may be made by regulations thereunder include modifications relating to the enforcement of provisions to which this section applies (including the appointment of persons for the purpose of such enforcement, and the powers of persons so appointed).

[F3(4)The power to make regulations under subsection (1) above shall be exercisable by the Secretary of State F4. . .; but the authority who is to exercise the power shall, before exercising it, consult such bodies as appear to him to be appropriate.

(5)In this section “the relevant statutory provisions” has the same meaning as in Part I.].

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F2Words in s. 80(2A) substituted (22.8.1996) by 1996 c. 18, ss. 240, 243, Sch. 1 para. 5 (with ss. 191-195, 202)

F4Words in s. 80(4) repealed (27.3.2002) by S.I. 2002/794, art. 5(2), Sch. 2 (with art. 6)

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C2Ss. 1–25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 33, 34–59, 80, 81 and 82 applied by S.I. 1989/840, arts. 2–10

C4Ss. 1-59, 80-82 applied (11.7.2001) by S.I. 2001/2127, arts. 4(1), 5(1)(2), 6(1), 7(1), 8(1), 10 (with art. 11) (as amended by S.I. 2009/1750, art. 2(2)(4))

C10S. 80(1) applied (16.7.1992) by Peterhead Harbours Order Confirmation Act 1992 (c. xii), s. 1, Sch. s. 61

S. 80(1) applied (27.8.1993) by 1993 c. 12, ss. 49(2), 51(2), Sch. 5 Pt. I para. 6 (with ss. 42, 46).

S. 80(1) applied (5.9.2002) by S.S.I 2002/410, art. 57(2) (with arts. 59, 61)

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