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Welsh Language Act 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I THE BOARD

    1. 1. Establishment of the Board.

    2. 2. Membership of the Board.

    3. 3. Functions of the Board.

    4. 4. Supplementary provisions about the Board.

  3. Part II WELSH LANGUAGE SCHEME

    1. Duty to prepare schemes

      1. 5. Duty of notified public bodies to prepare schemes.

      2. 6. Meaning of “public body”.

      3. 7. Notices to public bodies.

      4. 8. Objections to time limits for submitting schemes.

    2. Guidelines as to form and content of schemes

      1. 9. Duty to issue guidelines.

      2. 10. Approval of guidelines.

      3. 11. Revision of guidelines.

    3. Preparation and approval of schemes

      1. 12. Preparation of schemes.

      2. 13. Consultation on preparation of schemes.

      3. 14. Approval or imposition of schemes.

    4. Revision etc of schemes

      1. 15. Periodic revision of schemes.

      2. 16. Amendment of schemes.

    5. Compliance with schemes

      1. 17. Investigations.

      2. 18. Complaints of non-compliance.

      3. 19. Reports on investigations.

      4. 20. Directions by Secretary of State.

    6. The Crown

      1. 21. Persons acting on behalf of the Crown.

  4. Part III MISCLLANEOUS

    1. Welsh in legal proceedings

      1. 22. Use of Welsh in legal proceedings.

      2. 23. Oaths and affirmations.

      3. 24. Provision of interpreters.

    2. Statutory names, forms etc

      1. 25. Powers to give Welsh names to statutory bodies etc.

      2. 26. Powers to prescribe Welsh forms.

      3. 27. Provisions supplementary to sections 25 and 26.

      4. 28. Industrial and provident societies.

      5. 29. Credit unions.

    3. Companies

      1. 30. Documents relating to Welsh companies.

      2. 31. Publicity for limited liability status of Welsh companies.

    4. Charities

      1. 32. Registered charities.

      2. 33. Statement of charitable status.

    5. Supplementary

      1. 34. Notices.

      2. 35. Repeals and consequential amendments.

      3. 36. Commencement.

      4. 37. Short title.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      THE BOARD

      1. Members

        1. 1.The Secretary of State shall appoint one of the members...

        2. 2.(1) Subject to the following provisions, a member of the...

      2. Remuneration of members

        1. 3.(1) The Board shall pay to its members such remuneration...

      3. Parliamentary disqualification

        1. 4.In Part II of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      4. Parliamentary Commissioner

        1. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. Procedure

        1. 6.(1) The quorum of the Board and its procedure shall...

      6. Evidence

        1. 7.A document purporting to be duly executed under the seal...

      7. Staff

        1. 8.In determining— (a) the number of the Board’s staff,

        2. 9.(1) Employment by the Board shall be included among the...

      8. Status

        1. 10.The Board shall not be regarded as the servant or...

      9. Expenses

        1. 11.The expenses of the Board, up to such amount as...

      10. Accounts

        1. 12.(1) The Board shall keep proper accounts, and shall prepare...

      11. Annual reports

        1. 13.(1) As soon as possible after the end of each...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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