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Local Government Act 1999

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29Modifications for Wales

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(1)In its application to Wales this Part shall have effect with these modifications—

(a)for each reference to the Secretary of State there shall be substituted a reference to the National Assembly for Wales;

(b)sections 2(6), 19(3) and 28(2) shall be omitted.

(2)But subsection (1) shall not apply—

(a)in relation to an authority falling within section 1(1)(d) or (e), or

(b)in relation to any of sections 14, 16 to 18, 24 and 27.

(3)In exercising a power under section 16 the Secretary of State—

(a)shall not make any provision which has effect in relation to Wales unless he has consulted the National Assembly for Wales, and

(b)shall not amend, or modify or exclude the application of, legislation made by the National Assembly for Wales, unless the Assembly consents.

(4)Section 15(7)(a) shall apply to Wales as if the reference to a function conferred on the Secretary of State were a reference to a function conferred on the National Assembly for Wales or the Secretary of State; but the Assembly may not make regulations under section 15(7) which relate to a function conferred on the Secretary of State without his approval.

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