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The Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No. 1) Order 1978

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2.—(1) Subject to Article 3 below, the functions of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food under the enactments specified in Schedule 1 to this Order are, so far as they are exercisable in relation to Wales and are not transferred under the following provisions of this Article, hereby transferred to the Secretary of State.

(2) The functions of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food under those enactments which are exercisable by him jointly with a Secretary of State in relation to Wales or to England and Wales (but not in relation to any other part of the United Kingdom) are—

(a)so far as they are exercisable in relation to Wales, hereby transferred to the Secretary of State;

(b)so far as they are exercisable in relation to England, hereby transferred to the Minister.

(3) Those functions under the enactments specified in Schedule 1 to this Order which are exercisable in relation to Great Britain or the United Kingdom by two or more Ministers jointly are hereby transferred to those Ministers and the Secretary of State for Wales jointly.

(4) Those functions under the enactments specified in Schedule 1 to this Order which are exercisable by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food alone are, so far as they are exercisable in relation to areas which are partly in England and partly in Wales (but which do not comprise England and Wales in their entirety) or in relation to committees, boards or schemes for such areas, hereby transferred to that Minister and the Secretary of State jointly.

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