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Wales Act 2014

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PART 4General

26Orders

Any power to make an order under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.

27Interpretation

In this Act—

  • the Assembly” means the National Assembly for Wales;

  • “enactment” includes a Measure or Act of the Assembly and subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978);

  • “financial year” means the 12 months ending with 31 March;

  • GOWA 2006” means the Government of Wales Act 2006;

  • “modifications” includes amendments, repeals and revocations;

  • “tax year” means a year beginning on 6 April and ending on the following 5 April.

28Power to make supplementary, consequential, etc provision

(1)The Treasury may by order make—

(a)such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision as appears appropriate in connection with the provisions of Part 2, and

(b)such transitional, transitory or saving provision as appears appropriate in connection with the coming into force of those provisions.

(2)An order under this section may make—

(a)different provision for different cases or classes of case or different purposes;

(b)provision which applies generally or subject to specified exceptions or only in relation to specific cases or classes of case.

(3)An order under this section may make modifications of this Act or of an enactment passed or made before the passing of this Act or in the session in which this Act is passed.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an order under this section which includes provision modifying any provision of an Act or a Measure or Act of the Assembly may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, the House of Commons.

(5)Any other statutory instrument containing an order under this section is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the House of Commons.

(6)In this section, references to the provisions of Part 2 do not include section 10 (Welsh taxpayers for social security or child support purposes).

29Commencement

(1)This Part comes into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(2)The following provisions come into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)Part 1;

(b)Part 2, except the referendum-related provisions and sections 20 and 21;

(c)section 25.

(3)Subsection (2)(b) is subject to the provision made in the following sections as to how those sections have effect—

(a)sections 15, 16 and 17;

(b)sections 18 and 19.

(4)The “referendum-related provisions” are sections 8, 9, 10 and 11(5), (6), (7)(a) and (8)(a); they come into force in accordance with section 14 (commencement if majority in favour at referendum).

(5)The following provisions come into force on such day as the Treasury may by order appoint—

(a)section 20;

(b)section 24.

(6)An order under subsection (5) may appoint different days for different purposes.

(7)Section 21 comes into force on the day on which section 121(1A) of GOWA 2006 (inserted by section 20) comes into force.

30Extent and short title

(1)The amendments and repeals made by this Act have the same extent as the enactments amended or repealed.

(2)Subject to that, this Act extends to the United Kingdom.

(3)This Act may be cited as the Wales Act 2014.

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