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SCHEDULES

Section 1

SCHEDULE 1E+W+S+N.I.Power to abolish: bodies and offices

  • Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

  • Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (established under section 140(5) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990).

  • Advisory Committee on Pesticides and Advisory Committee on Pesticides for Northern Ireland (bodies established under section 16(7) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985).

  • Agricultural dwelling-house advisory committees for areas in England.

  • Agricultural Wages Board for England and Wales.

  • Agricultural wages committees for areas in England.

  • Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Arbitration Tribunal.

  • British Shipbuilders and any subsidiary of British Shipbuilders (within the meaning of section 1159 of the Companies Act 2006).

  • BRB (Residuary) Limited.

  • Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission.

  • Commission for Rural Communities.

  • Committee on Agricultural Valuation (the body established under section 92 of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986).

  • Competition Service.

  • Courts boards.

  • Crown Court Rule Committee.

  • Disability Living Allowance Advisory Board.

  • Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee.

  • Environment Protection Advisory Committees established under section 12 of the Environment Act 1995 other than the one established pursuant to subsection (6) of that section (Wales).

  • Food from Britain.

  • Home Grown Timber Advisory Committee.

  • Inland Waterways Advisory Council.

  • Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Court Administration.

  • Library Advisory Council for England.

  • Magistrates' Courts Rule Committee (established under section 144 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980).

  • National Consumer Council (“Consumer Focus”).

  • National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.

  • Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal.

  • Public Guardian Board.

  • Railway Heritage Committee.

  • Regional and local fisheries advisory committees established under section 13 of the Environment Act 1995 other than the one established pursuant to subsection (5) of that section (Wales).

  • Registrar of Public Lending Right.

  • Sports Grounds Safety Authority.

  • Valuation Tribunal Service.

  • Victims' Advisory Panel.

NOTE

1For the purposes of making a transfer scheme under section 23 in relation to the abolition of British Shipbuilders—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)a subsidiary of British Shipbuilders dissolved before the coming into force of the scheme is to be treated as not having been dissolved, and

(b)the scheme may make provision for the transfer of liabilities as if the subsidiary had not been dissolved.

Section 2

SCHEDULE 2E+W+S+N.I.Power to merge: bodies and offices

  • Group 1

    • Central Arbitration Committee.

    • Certification Officer.

  • Group 2

    • Gambling Commission.

    • National Lottery Commission.

  • Group 3

    • Pensions Ombudsman.

    • Ombudsman for the Board of the Pension Protection Fund.

  • Group 4

    • Director of Public Prosecutions.

    • Director of Revenue and Customs Prosecutions.

  • Group 5

    • Competition Commission.

    • Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”).

Section 3

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I.Power to modify constitutional arrangements: bodies and offices

  • Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

  • British Hallmarking Council.

  • Broads Authority.

  • Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • English Tourist Board.

  • Internal drainage boards for areas wholly or mainly in England.

  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

  • National Park authorities in England.

  • Passengers' Council (“Passenger Focus”).

  • Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”).

  • Theatres Trust.

Section 4

SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I.Power to modify funding arrangements: bodies and offices

  • Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

  • Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • Inspectors appointed by the Secretary of State under section 86 of the Water Industry Act 1991.

  • Marine Management Organisation.

  • Natural England.

  • Office of Communications (“Ofcom”).

Section 5

SCHEDULE 5E+W+S+N.I.Power to modify or transfer functions: bodies and offices

  • Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

  • Advisory Council on Public Records.

  • British Hallmarking Council.

  • British Waterways Board.

  • Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

  • Dover Harbour Board.

  • Environment Agency.

  • Her Majesty's Stationery Office.

  • Horserace Betting Levy Board.

  • Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

  • Human Tissue Authority.

  • Internal drainage boards for areas wholly or mainly in England.

  • Keeper of Public Records.

  • Office of Communications (“Ofcom”).

  • Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”).

  • Public Record Office.

NOTES

1Section 21(2) does not apply to an order under section 5 which provides for—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)functions of the British Waterways Board falling within section 21(3)(b) to (e) to be transferred to another person;

(b)functions of the Environment Agency falling within section 21(3)(b) to (e) to be transferred to a person to whom functions of the British Waterways Board are transferred by virtue of paragraph (a).

2Section 21(1) and (2) do not apply to an order under section 5 which provides for the functions of the Dover Harbour Board to be transferred to another person.E+W+S+N.I.

Section 30

SCHEDULE 6E+W+S+N.I.Regional development agencies: consequential repeals

NOTE

1

Nothing in this Schedule affects the meaning of “region” given by section 333A(10) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999, section 101(1)(c) of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000, section 31(2) of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 or section 8 of the Sustainable Communities Act 2007; or the meaning of “regional” given by section 76A(9) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Short title and chapterExtent of repeal
Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)In Schedule 2, “Regional development agencies”.
Superannuation Act 1972 (c. 11)In Schedule 1, “A development agency established under section 1 of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998”.
House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)In Part 2 of Schedule 1, “A development agency established under section 1 of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998”.
Northern Ireland Assembly Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 25)In Part 2 of Schedule 1, “A development agency established under section 1 of the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998”.
Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40)Section 70(1ZA)(a).
Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 (c. 45)The whole Act, so far as not repealed by the Localism Act 2011.
Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29)In Schedule 25, paragraphs 1 and 6(1) and (2).
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)In Schedule 1, in Part 6, “Any regional development agency established under the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998,”.
Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)In Schedule 5, paragraph 18.
Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)In Schedule 17, paragraph 155.
London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006 (c. 12)Section 36.
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (c. 16)Section 26(2)(c) and (4).
Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (c. 15)In Schedule 22, paragraph 10.
Sustainable Communities Act 2007 (c. 23)In section 8, the definition of “region”.
Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (c. 28)Section 104(2)(l).
Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (c. 17)Section 51(1)(a)(iii) (but not the final “or”).
In Schedule 8, paragraphs 66 to 71.
Planning Act 2008 (c. 29)In Schedule 9, paragraph 6.
Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (c. 20)

In section 23—

(a)

subsection (2)(i), and

(b)

in subsection (7), the definition of “regional development agency”.

Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (c. 20)—cont.Section 83.
Section 123(2)(j).
Corporation Tax Act 2010 (c. 4)In Schedule 1, paragraph 299.
Equality Act 2010 (c. 15)Section 1(3)(j).
In Part 1 of Schedule 19, “A regional development agency established by the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998”.
Postal Services Act 2011 (c. 5)In Part 3 of Schedule 12, paragraph 154.

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