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Government of Wales Act 2006

Provisions which come into force on Royal Assent:

883.Schedule 2, paragraphs 5, 6 and 12 (promotion of awareness of Assembly elections etc.) ; Sections 95 and 96, and Schedule 5 (power to amend Schedule 5, which details the extent of the Measure-making competence); Section 109 and Schedule 7 (power to amend Schedule 7 which details the extent of primary legislative competence); Section 119 (requires written estimate of payments to be made by Secretary of State); Section 120 (3) and (7) (designation by Treasury of receipts); Section 125 (requirement of annual Budget motion); Sections 157-159, 160(2)-(4), 161-162, 164-166, the amendment made by paragraph 61 of Schedule 10 in section 13 of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, Schedule 11 ( various transitional etc provisions), and various consequential repeals under Schedule 12.

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