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Government of Wales Act 2006

Provisions which come into force immediately after the first appointment of a First Minister under section 46:

888.Unless already brought into force on Royal Assent or on 1st April 2007 by section 161, and subject to section 161(6), which makes provision at to when certain repeals of GoWA will come into force, any provision which relates to functions of the First Minister, the Welsh Ministers, the Counsel General or the Assembly Commission, any provision relating to the Auditor General or the Comptroller and Auditor General, provisions which consist of an amendment to GoWA by schedule 10 and any repeals by Schedule 12 of provisions which fall to be repealed as consequence of provisions which fall within sections 161 (a), (b) or (c).

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