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Deregulation Act 2015

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112Consequential amendments, repeals and revocations

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(1)The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument make such provision as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in consequence of this Act.

(2)An order under subsection (1)—

(a)may include transitional, transitory or saving provision;

(b)may repeal, revoke or otherwise amend or modify any provision of primary or subordinate legislation (including legislation passed or made in the same Session as this Act).

(3)A statutory instrument containing (whether alone or with other provision) an order under this section which repeals, revokes or otherwise amends or modifies any provision of primary legislation is not to be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.

(4)A statutory instrument containing an order under this section which does not repeal, revoke or otherwise amend or modify any provision of primary legislation is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(5)In this section—

  • “primary legislation” means—

    (a)

    an Act;

    (b)

    an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

    (c)

    a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

    (d)

    Northern Ireland legislation;

  • “subordinate legislation” means—

    (a)

    subordinate legislation within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978;

    (b)

    an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament;

    (c)

    an instrument made under a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales;

    (d)

    an instrument made under Northern Ireland legislation.

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