Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 2003

Prospective

1Further implementation of CFE TreatyE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Schedule 1 amends the Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 1991 (c. 41) in pursuance of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe signed in Paris on 19th November 1990, as amended by the Agreement signed in Istanbul on 19th November 1999 on Adaptation of that Treaty.

(2)The repeals set out in Schedule 2 have effect.

2Implementation of future revisions to CFE TreatyE+W+S+N.I.

(1)Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such provision modifying the Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 1991 as appears to Her Majesty necessary or expedient for giving effect to further amendments relating to inspections made to the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe signed in Paris on 19th November 1990.

(2)An Order in Council may not be made under this section unless a draft of the Order has been laid before, and approved by resolution of, each House of Parliament.

3Short title, commencement and extentE+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 2003.

(2)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(3)This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

(4)The power in section 6(4) of the Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 1991 (c. 41) (power to extend that Act to certain overseas territories) applies to modifications to that Act made by or under this Act as it applies to the provisions of that Act.