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143 Abolition etc.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Housing for Wales shall cease to exist when the Secretary of State, being satisfied that its duties under sect125.ion 142 have been discharged, by order so directs.

(2)No amendment or repeal made by this Act or by virtue of subsection (3) affects—

(a)the continuance of Housing for Wales for the purpose of exercising its functions under section 142, or

(b)the continued operation for that purpose of any enactment relating to Housing for Wales.

(3)The Secretary of State may by order make any consequential, incidental, supplementary or transitional provisions, and any savings, which appear to him to be appropriate in consequence of or otherwise in connection with—

(a)the transfer of functions, property, rights and liabilities of Housing for Wales by section 140(1) and (2) and Schedule 16, or

(b)the abolition of Housing for Wales.

(4)An order under subsection (3) may include provisions in the form of amendments or repeals of sections 140 to 142, Schedule 16 or any other enactment.

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I1S. 143 wholly in force; s. 143 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 158; s. 143(3)(4) in force at 2.9.1998 and s. 143(1)(2) in force at 1.10.1998 by S.I. 1998/2244, art. 3, 5

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