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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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405Power to amend Acts and subordinate legislation

(1)Any Minister of the Crown may by order make such amendments, repeals or revocations as appear to him to be appropriate in consequence of this Act, or of any regulations or orders under this Act,—

(a)in any enactment contained in an Act passed before the relevant day or in the Session in which that day falls; or

(b)in any subordinate legislation (including subordinate legislation made under or by virtue of this Act) made before the relevant day or in the Session in which that day falls.

(2)Any power of a Minister of the Crown by order or regulations under this Part to make incidental, consequential, transitional or supplementary provision shall include power for any incidental, consequential, transitional or supplementary purposes—

(a)to apply with or without modifications,

(b)to extend, exclude or amend, or

(c)to repeal or revoke with or without savings,

any such enactment, or any instrument made under any such enactment, as is mentioned in subsection (1) above or any charter, whenever granted.

(3)The amendment by this Act of any provision is without prejudice to the exercise in relation to that provision of the powers conferred by this section.

(4)For the purposes of this section “the relevant day” means the earliest day on which—

(a)the Authority and the functional bodies are all in being, and

(b)London Regional Transport and the Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District have ceased to exist,

and any reference to an Act passed before that day includes a reference to this Act.

406Transitional and consequential provision

(1)A Minister of the Crown may by order make such incidental, consequential, transitional or supplementary provision as appears to him to be necessary or expedient—

(a)for the general purposes, or any particular purposes, of this Act;

(b)in consequence of, or otherwise in connection with, any provision made by or under this Act;

(c)for giving full effect to this Act; or

(d)in consequence of such of the provisions of any other Act passed—

(i)before the relevant day, within the meaning of section 405 above, or

(ii)in the Session in which that day falls,

as apply to any area, or any body or person, affected by this Act.

(2)The provision that may be made by an order under this section includes provision—

(a)for requiring or enabling any body or person by whom any powers will, on a date specified by or under this Act, become exercisable by virtue of any provision made by or under this Act to take before that date any steps which are necessary or expedient as a preliminary to the exercise of those powers;

(b)for the making, before any date specified by or under this Act, of arrangements for securing the satisfactory operation on or after that date of any provision made by or under this Act and for defraying the cost of any such arrangements;

(c)for authorising or requiring the exercise by or in relation to any body or person before a date specified by or under this Act, and whether with or without modifications, of any functions under or by virtue of this Act which will become exercisable on or after that date by or in relation to other bodies or persons, and for defraying any costs incurred in connection with any such exercise;

(d)for requiring any body or person by whom any powers are exercisable before a date specified by or under this Act to refrain from exercising those powers on or after that date or to refrain from exercising them as respects a period beginning on or after that date.

407Appointments by the Secretary of State

(1)Any functions under or by virtue of this Act which will become exercisable by a person or body other than the Secretary of State may, before they become so exercisable, be exercised by the Secretary of State for the purpose of appointing such persons as he considers necessary to secure that any provision made by or under this Act operates satisfactorily when it comes into force.

(2)The Secretary of State may defray any costs which are incurred in the exercise of the functions mentioned in subsection (1) above.

(3)In exercising the functions mentioned in subsection (1) above, the Secretary of State may appoint a person on such terms and conditions (including conditions as to remuneration) as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

(4)Any such terms and conditions may include provision to the effect that the person concerned—

(a)is, or is not, to be or become a member of a particular pension scheme, or

(b)is, or is not, to be treated as employed in the civil service of the State.

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