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2.—(1) There are hereby transferred to the Secretary of State—
(a)so as to be exercisable concurrently with the Board of Trade, all the functions of the Board; and
(b)so as to be exercisable concurrently with the President of the Board, all the functions of the President other than his functions in the Board and any power to act for the Board.
(2) There are hereby also transferred to the Secretary of State the functions of the Minister of Technology other than functions conferred on him by the enactments mentioned in Part I of Schedule 1 to this Order, but so that this transfer shall not be taken either—
(a)except as mentioned in Part II of the Schedule, to extend to the powers exercisable by the Minister of Technology under the enactments and instruments there listed or to affect any reference to him (or reference which has effect as such a reference) in those enactments and instruments; or
(b)to affect the exercise by the Minister of Technology of powers belonging generally to Ministers of the Crown (whether conferred by statute or otherwise).
(3) In section 9(11) of the Agriculture Act 1967 (which, as originally enacted, required the President of the Board of Trade to be consulted before certain agreements were excepted from Part I of the Restrictive Trade Practices Act 1956) for the words “the President of the Board of Trade” there shall be substituted the words “the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry”, in place of the words “the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity” substituted by the Transfer of Functions (Monopolies, Mergers and Restrictive Trade Practices) Order 1969(1).
(1969 III, p. 4991).
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