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SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 3E+W+S+N.I.Electronic communications code: consequential amendments

PART 2 E+W+S+N.I.Amendments of particular enactments

Communications Act 2003 (c. 21)E+W+S+N.I.

47(1)Section 402 (power of Secretary of State to make orders and regulations) is amended as follows.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In subsection (2) after paragraph (a) insert—

(aa)regulations under paragraph 95 of Schedule 3A which amend, repeal or modify the application of primary legislation,.

(3)After subsection (2) insert—

(2A)A statutory instrument containing (whether alone or with other provisions) regulations under paragraph 95 of Schedule 3A which amend, repeal or modify the application of primary legislation, may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(4)After subsection (3) insert—

(4)In this section “primary legislation” means—

(a)an Act of Parliament,

(b)a Measure or Act of the National Assembly for Wales,

(c)an Act of the Scottish Parliament, or

(d)Northern Ireland legislation.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 3 para. 47 in force at 31.7.2017 by S.I. 2017/765, reg. 2(jj)