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Statutory Instruments Act 1946 (c. 36)E+W+S+N.I.

1The Statutory Instruments Act 1946 is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

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I1This provision in force immediately after "the 2007 election" by s. 161(1) (subject to s. 161(4)(5))

2In section 1 (definition of “statutory instrument”), for subsection (1A) substitute—E+W+S+N.I.

(1A)Where by any Act power to make, confirm or approve orders, rules, regulations or other subordinate legislation is conferred on the Welsh Ministers and the power is expressed to be exercisable by statutory instrument, any document by which that power is exercised shall be known as a “statutory instrument” and the provisions of this Act shall apply to it accordingly.

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I2This provision in force immediately after "the 2007 election" by s. 161(1) (subject to s. 161(4)(5))

3After section 11 insert—E+W+S+N.I.

11AApplication in relation to Wales

(1)References in this Act to any Act include references to any Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales.

(2)Sections 4 to 7 and 8(1)(b) apply as if the references in them to—

(a)Parliament,

(b)either or each House of Parliament, or

(c)both Houses of Parliament,

include references to the National Assembly for Wales.

(3)In the application of subsection (1) of section 4 by virtue of subsection (2), the reference to the Speaker of the House of Commons and the Speaker of the House of Lords is to the Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales.

(4)Where—

(a)by any Act it is provided that any statutory instrument shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales, and

(b)a copy of the instrument is not laid before that Assembly at least 21 days before the instrument comes into operation,

notification shall be sent to the Presiding Officer of that Assembly when a copy of the instrument is laid before that Assembly drawing attention to the fact that a copy of it has not been laid before that Assembly at least 21 days before it comes into operation and explaining why.

(5)In the application of section 5 by virtue of subsection (2)—

(a)the reference in subsection (1) of that section to a resolution that an Address be presented praying that the instrument be annulled is to a resolution that the instrument be annulled,

(b)in a case where the instrument was made by the Welsh Ministers alone, the power in that subsection of Her Majesty to revoke the instrument by Order in Council is a power of the Welsh Ministers to revoke it by order made by statutory instrument which is to be laid before the National Assembly for Wales after being made, and

(c)the reference in subsection (2) of that section to an Act containing provisions of the kind mentioned in that subsection is to an Act which contains a power in relation to which such provisions apply by virtue of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

(6)In the application of section 6 by virtue of subsection (2) the reference in subsection (2) of that section to an Act which contains provisions of the kind mentioned in that subsection is to an Act which contains a power in relation to which such provisions apply by virtue of the Government of Wales Act 2006.

(7)In the application of section 7 by virtue of subsection (2) the reference in subsection (1) of that section to any time during which Parliament is dissolved or prorogued or during which both Houses are adjourned for more than four days is to any time during which the National Assembly for Wales is dissolved or is in recess for more than four days.

(8)References in this Act to the Welsh Ministers, other than the second reference in subsection (5)(b), include the First Minister for Wales and the Counsel General to the Welsh Assembly Government.

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I3This provision in force immediately after "the 2007 election" by s. 161(1) (subject to s. 161(4)(5))

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