Official Secrets Act 1989

1989 c. 6

An Act to replace section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911 by provisions protecting more limited classes of official information.

C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C6C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C7C10C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C6C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C7C9C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C6C1C2C3C4C5Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—C7C8C11C12C13C14

Annotations:
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
C1

Act extended with modifications (30.06.1992) by S.I. 1992/1301, art.2.

C2

Act extended (1.12.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 53(4) (with ss. 139(2), 143(2)); S.I. 1998/2789, art. 2

Act extended (1.12.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 90(7) (with ss. 139(2), 143(2)); S.I. 1998/2789, art. 2

Act extended (1.12.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 92(7) (with ss. 139(2), 143(2)); S.I. 1998/2789, art. 2

C3

Act extended (1.2.1999) by 1998 c. 38, s. 111, Sch. 9 Pt. I para. 2(3) (with ss. 138(2), 143(2)); S.I. 1999/118, art. 2.

Act extended (1.7.999) by 1993 c. 46, Sch. 1A para. 2(2) (as inserted (1.7.1999) by 1998 c. 38, s. 112, Sch. 10 para. 17 (with ss. 138(2), 143(2))); S.I. 1999/1290, art. 4.

C4

Act extended (1.3.1999) by S.I. 1998/3162 (N.I. 21), art. 93(5); S.R. 1999/81, art. 3.

C5

Act: transfer of certain functions (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 2, Sch. 1

C10

Act extended by Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32), s. 145, Sch. 8 para. 7(6) (with Sch. 11 para. 22), the amending provision coming into force immediately after "the 2007 election" (held on 3.5.2007) subject to s. 161(1)(4)(5) of the amending Act, which provides for certain provisions to come into force for specified purposes immediately after the end of "the initial period" (which ended with the day of the first appointment of a First Minister on 25.5.2007) - see ss. 46, 161(4)(5) of the amending Act.

C9

Act extended by Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32), s. 145, Sch. 8 para. 3(2) (with Sch. 11 para. 22), the amending provision coming into force immediately after "the 2007 election" (held on 3.5.2007) subject to s. 161(1)(4)(5) of the amending Act, which provides for certain provisions to come into force for specified purposes immediately after the end of "the initial period" (which ended with the day of the first appointment of a First Minister on 25.5.2007) - see ss. 46, 161(4)(5) of the amending Act.

C8

Act extended by Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32), s. 92 (with Sch. 11 para. 22), the amending provision coming into force immediately after "the 2007 election" (held on 3.5.2007) subject to s. 161(1)(4)(5) of the amending Act, which provides for certain provisions to come into force for specified purposes immediately after the end of "the initial period" (which ended with the day of the first appointment of a First Minister on 25.5.2007) - see ss. 46, 161(4)(5) of the amending Act.

C14

Act functions made exercisable concurrently or jointly with the Welsh Ministers by 2006 c. 32, Sch. 3A para. 1 (as inserted (1.4.2018) by Wales Act 2017 (c. 4), s. 71(4), Sch. 4 para. 1 (with Sch. 7 paras. 1, 6); S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 3(p))