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The National Metrological Co-ordinating Unit (Transfer of Functions and Abolition) Order 1987

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Article 2(b)

SCHEDULEMODIFICATIONS TO THE ACT

1.  Section 55(1) to (4) and (6) shall cease to have effect.

2.  In section 56(1)—

(a)paragraphs (e) and (h) shall cease to have effect; and

(b)subject to sub-paragraph (a) above, for the word “Unit” wherever it appears, there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”.

3.  In section 57, for the word “Unit” wherever it appears there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”.

4.  In section 58—

(a)for the word “Unit” in both places in which it appears, there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph (a), for the words “if the Secretary of State so directs” there shall be substituted the words “if he thinks fit”; and

(c)in paragraph (b), the words “and the Secretary of State approves” shall cease to have effect.

5.  In section 59—

(a)in subsection (1), for the word “Unit” wherever it appears there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”; and

(b)in subsection (4)—

(i)for the word “Unit” where it first appears there shall be substituted the words “Secretary of State”; and

(ii)for the words “the Unit may refer the matter to the Secretary of State who, if he is also of that opinion,” there shall be substituted the word “he”.

6.  Sections 60 and 61 shall cease to have effect.

7.  In section 63—

(a)in subsection (4), for the words from “the Unit and it shall be the duty” to the end there shall be substituted the words “the Secretary of State”;

(b)subsection (5) shall cease to have effect; and

(c)in subsection (6)—

(i)for the words “subsection (5) above” there shall be substituted the words “subsection (4) above”;

(ii)in paragraph (a), the words “from the Unit” shall cease to have effect; and

(iii)in paragraph (d), the words “to the Unit” shall cease to have effect.

8.  In section 64(1)—

(a)in paragraph (b), sub-paragraphs (i) and (ii) shall cease to have effect; and

(b)for the words “to the Unit in consequence of a request by the Unit” there shall be substituted the words “to the Secretary of State in consequence of a request by him.”

9.  Schedule 9 shall cease to have effect.

10.  In Schedule 11, paragraph 20 shall cease to have effect.

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