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Government of Wales Act 2006

Paragraph 4: Date of Referendum

707.Paragraph 4(1) requires the Order in Council to specify the date of the referendum.

708.Paragraph 4(2) gives the Secretary of State the power to change the date of the referendum, provided that the Welsh Ministers consent to the change.

709.Paragraph 4(4) says that an order made by the Secretary of State changing the date of a referendum is subject to negative Parliamentary procedure.

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