The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 2000

Article 11

SCHEDULE 6TRANSFER OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS, LIABILITIES ETC, FROM THE ASSEMBLY TO MINISTERS OF THE CROWN

1.  There shall be transferred to and vest in a Minister of the Crown all property, rights and liabilities to which the Assembly is entitled or subject, at the coming into force of this Order, in connection with any function exercisable by the Assembly which is transferred to that Minister by virtue of articles 4 and 5 of, and Schedule 3 to, this Order.

2.  There may be continued by or in relation to a Minister of the Crown anything (including legal proceedings) which relates to—

(a)any function exercisable by the Assembly which is so transferred by this Order to that Minister, or

(b)any property, rights or liabilities transferred by paragraph 1,

and which is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Assembly immediately before the coming into force of this Order.

3.  Anything which was done by the Assembly for the purpose of or in connection with —

(a)any function exercisable by the Assembly which is transferred by this Order,

  • or

(b)any property, rights or liabilities transferred by paragraph 1,

and which is in effect immediately before the coming into force of this Order shall have effect as if done by the Minister of the Crown to whom the functions are transferred by this Order.

4.  The Minister of the Crown to whom any function of the Assembly is transferred by this Order shall be substituted for the Assembly in any instruments, contracts or legal proceedings which relate to—

(a)any function exercisable by the Assembly which is transferred to that Minister by this Order, or

(b)any property, rights or liabilities transferred by paragraph 1,

and which are made or commenced before the coming into force of this Order.