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Farriers (Registration) Act 2017

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1Constitution of Farriers Registration Council and its committees

The Schedule amends the Farriers (Registration) Act 1975 to make changes to the constitution of the Farriers Registration Council and its committees.

2Power to make further changes to constitution of Council and its committees

In the Farriers (Registration) Act 1975, after section 17 insert—

17APower to change constitution of Council and its committees

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations amend or replace—

(a)Part 1 of Schedule 1 (constitution of the Council);

(b)Schedule 2 (constitution of the Investigating Committee);

(c)Part 1 of Schedule 3 (constitution of the Disciplinary Committee).

(2)Before making regulations under this section, the Secretary of State must obtain the consent of—

(a)the Scottish Ministers, and

(b)the Welsh Ministers.

(3)Before making regulations under this section, the Secretary of State must consult—

(a)the Council, and

(b)any other persons the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(4)Regulations under this section—

(a)are to be made by statutory instrument;

(b)may include incidental, supplementary, consequential, transitional, transitory or saving provision.

(5)A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

3Extent, commencement and short title

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales and Scotland.

(2)Sections 1 and 2 and the Schedule come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by regulations appoint.

(3)This section comes into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(4)Regulations under subsection (2)

(a)may appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)may make transitional, transitory or saving provision.

(5)Regulations under this section are to be made by statutory instrument.

(6)This Act may be cited as the Farriers (Registration) Act 2017.

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