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Government of Wales Act 1998

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1(1)The Secretary of State may by order make provision for securing—

(a)the separate exercise in relation to Wales of functions of the Forestry Commissioners, and

(b)the exercise of functions by the Forestry Commissioners in relation to Wales free from so much of any requirements as would oblige them to have regard to circumstances outside Wales or to interests other than those of Wales.

(2)An order under this paragraph may include provisions in the form of amendments or repeals of the [1967 c. 10.] Forestry Act 1967 or any other enactment.

(3)The functions of the Forestry Commissioners—

(a)may be exercised in relation to Wales whether or not they are exercised in relation to England or Scotland, and

(b)may be exercised differently in relation to Wales on the one hand and England or Scotland on the other.

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