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(1)The Secretary of State's consent is required for an order under section 13 or 14 which transfers a function to, or confers a function on—
(a)the Environment Agency,
(b)the Forestry Commissioners, or
(c)any other cross-border operator.
(2)The Secretary of State's consent is required for an order under section 13 or 14 made by virtue of section 15 which in any other way modifies the non-devolved functions of a person referred to in subsection (1).
(3)A Minister's consent is required for an order under section 13 or 14 which transfers a function to, or modifies the functions of, the Minister.
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