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(1)The Welsh Ministers may by order modify—

(a)the functions of the Countryside Council for Wales (“the CCW”),

(b)the Welsh devolved functions of the Environment Agency,

(c)the Welsh devolved functions of the Forestry Commissioners, or

(d)the functions of a Welsh Flood and Coastal Committee.

(2)The Welsh Ministers may by order transfer any function of the CCW to—

(a)a new body,

(b)the Welsh Ministers,

(c)the Environment Agency or the Forestry Commissioners, or

(d)any other person exercising Welsh devolved functions.

(3)The Welsh Ministers may by order transfer any Welsh devolved function of the Environment Agency or the Forestry Commissioners to—

(a)a new body,

(b)the Welsh Ministers,

(c)the CCW, or

(d)any other person exercising Welsh devolved functions.

(4)The Welsh Ministers may by order transfer any function of a Welsh Flood and Coastal Committee to—

(a)a new body,

(b)the Welsh Ministers, or

(c)any other person exercising Welsh devolved functions.

(5)The Welsh Ministers may by order transfer any function of theirs relating to the environment to—

(a)a new body,

(b)the CCW, or

(c)the Environment Agency or the Forestry Commissioners.

(6)The Welsh Ministers may by order transfer any Welsh environmental function from the person whose function it is to—

(a)a new body,

(b)the CCW, or

(c)the Environment Agency or the Forestry Commissioners.

(7)The Welsh Ministers may by order establish a body corporate for the purposes of this section; and in this section references to a “new body” are to any body so established.

(8)In this section “Welsh Flood and Coastal Committee” means a Regional Flood and Coastal Committee established under section 22(1)(c) of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 for a region wholly or mainly in Wales.

(9)The Welsh Ministers must consult the Secretary of State before making an order under subsection (1) or (4) relating to a Welsh Flood and Coastal Committee for a region not wholly in Wales.

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