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The Government of Wales Act 1998 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1998

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This Order bring into force provisions of Part VI of the Government of Wales Act 1998 relating to the abolition of the Residuary Body for Wales, and the winding-down and abolition of the Development Board for Rural Wales, the Land Authority for Wales and Housing for Wales.

These provisions are brought into force on three different dates as follows—

  • 2nd September 1998—sections 130(4) and (5), 132(1) and (6), 133(3) and (4), 136(4) and (5), 138(1) and (6), 139(3) and (4), 140(5) and (6), 142(1), (7) and (8), 143(3) and (4), 150 and Schedule 18 Part VII (including section 152 so far as relating thereto).

  • 1st October 1998—sections 126–129, 130(1) to (3), 131, 132(2) to (5) and (7), 133(1) and (2), 134, 135, 136(1) to (3), 137, 138(2) to (5) and (7), 139(1) and (2), Schedules 13 to 15 and Schedule 18 Parts III to V (including section 152 so far as relating thereto).

  • 1st November 1998—sections 140(1) to (4), 141, 142(2) to (6), 143(1) and (2), Schedule 16, and Schedule 18 Part VI (including sction 152 so far as relating thereto).

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