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The European Communities (Designation) Order 2004 (revoked)

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1.—(1) This order may be cited as the European Communities (Designation) Order 2004 and shall come into force on 13th April 2004.

(2) In this Order—

“the Act” means the European Communities Act 1972;

“Minister or government department” means a Minister of the Crown or government department, but does not include a Northern Ireland Minister or Northern Ireland department; and

“regulations” means regulations made pursuant to section 2(2) of the Act.

Designation of Ministers or government departmentsE+W+S+NI

2.—(1) For the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, the Ministers or government department specified in column (1) of Schedule 1 to this Order are designated in relation to the matters specified in column (2) of that Schedule.

(2) Where a Minister or government department is designated by this Order in relation to any matter, for which any other Minister or government department has been designated by this or any other Order for the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, any of them may make regulations and, if regulations are made by more than one, they may do so jointly.

Designation of Northern Ireland departmentsE+W+S+NI

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4.—(1) For the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, the National Assembly for Wales is designated in relation to the matters specified in Schedule 3 to this Order.

(2) Regulations made by the National Assembly for Wales pursuant to this Order shall apply in relation to Wales only.

[F2(2A) In paragraph (2), “Wales” has the meaning given by section 158(1) of the Government of Wales Act 2006.]

(3) Where the National Assembly for Wales is designated by this Order in relation to any matter, for which any Minister or government department is designated by this or any other Order for the purposes of section 2(2) of the Act, any of them may make regulations and, if regulations are made by more than one, they may do so jointly.

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A. K. Galloway

Clerk of the Privy Council

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