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Part 3 E+W+S+N.I.Supplemental

Public recordsE+W+S+N.I.

14In paragraph 3 of Schedule 1 to the Public Records Act 1958 (c. 51) (administrative and departmental records of certain bodies to be public records), in Part 2 of the Table, at the appropriate place, insert— “ Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.

Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967E+W+S+N.I.

15In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13) (departments and authorities subject to investigation), at the appropriate place, insert— “ Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.

Disqualification for House of Commons and Northern Ireland AssemblyE+W+S+N.I.

16In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24) (bodies of which all members are disqualified), at the appropriate place, insert— “ The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. ”;E+W+S+N.I.

and a corresponding amendment shall be made in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25).

Scottish devolutionE+W+S+N.I.

17The following provisions of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46) shall have effect as if the NDA were a cross-border public authority—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)section 23(2)(b) (power of Scottish Parliament to require persons outside Scotland to attend and give evidence or produce documents);

(b)section 70(6) (Scottish Parliament not to require preparation of accounts by cross-border public authorities whose accounts are otherwise audited); and

(c)section 91(3)(d) (investigation of maladministration by cross-border public authorities in relation to Scottish matters).

Freedom of informationE+W+S+N.I.

18In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36) (public authorities for the purposes of that Act), at the appropriate place, insert— “ The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. ”E+W+S+N.I.

Interpretation of ScheduleE+W+S+N.I.

19In this Schedule “chairman”, “chief executive”, “executive member” and “non-executive member” mean, respectively, chairman, chief executive, executive member and non-executive member of the NDA.E+W+S+N.I.

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