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The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1995

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Commencement of certain provisions of Part I of the 1994 Act

3.—(1) Subject to paragraphs (2) and (3) the provisions of Part I of, and Schedule 2 to, the 1994 Act which are specified in Schedule 1 to this Order shall come into force on 3rd April 1995.

(2) The provisions of section 1(5), (6) and (8) of the 1994 Act(1) brought into force by this Order shall have effect for the interpretation of the 1972 Act only to such extent as provisions of that Act fall to be applied in consequence of the bringing into force of provisions of the 1994 Act.

(3) The provisions of sections 270(1) and 245A of the 1972 Act(2) in force immediately prior to the commencement of sections 1(5), (6) and (8), and 5 of the 1994 Act shall continue to have effect in relation to the administration of local government in Wales before 1st April 1996.


Section 1(5), (6) and (8) of the 1994 Act has already been brought partially into force by S.I. 1994/2790: the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1994. In addition section 1(5) and (8) of the 1994 Act has been brought partially into force by S.I. 1995/546: the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 3) Order 1995.


Section 245A of the 1972 Act was inserted by section 160 of, and paragraph 6 of Schedule 8 to, the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42).

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