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Government of Wales Act 2006

Part 3: Supplementary

685.Paragraph 12 makes it clear that where the provisions of section 58 and Schedule 3 refer to Ministers of the Crown the reference includes Ministers of the Crown acting jointly, officers of a Minister of the Crown or of a government department and that functions of such an officer may be transferred to officers of the Welsh Assembly Government.

686.Paragraph 13 makes it clear that a transfer of a function to the Welsh Ministers, First Minister or Counsel General, or the imposition on a Minister or the Crown of a requirement to obtain the agreement of, or to consult, the Welsh Ministers etc before exercising a function does not affect the validity of anything done by or in relation to that Minister of the Crown before the transfer or imposition of that requirement.

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