The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999.

(2) This Order shall come into force on 1st July 1999 immediately after the coming into force of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998(1) but, if that section does not come into force on 1st July 1999, this Order shall come into force on that date.

(3) In this Order—

“the 1965 transfer order” means the Secretary of State for Wales and Minister of Land and Natural Resources Order 1965(2);

“the 1969 transfer order” means the Transfer of Functions (Wales) Order 1969(3);

“the 1978 transfer order” means the Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No. 1) Order 1978(4);

“the Act” means the Government of Wales Act 1998;

“the Assembly” means the National Assembly for Wales;

“the catchment areas of the rivers Dee, Wye and Severn” means the areas delineated by a continuous red line on the map published by the Environment Agency (but not part of this Order) on 10th February 1999 and marked “Map indicating the catchment areas of the rivers Dee, Wye and Severn for the purposes of the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999—map reference EAW/TFO.1(1—7)”.

(1)

1998 c. 46. In terms of article 2(1) of the Scotland Act 1998 (Commencement) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/3178), section 53 comes into force on 1st July 1999.

(2)

S.I. 1965/319.

(3)

S.I. 1969/388.

(4)

S.I. 1978/272.