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Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 2470

NATIONAL LOTTERY

The Millennium Commission (Reduction in Membership) Order 2005

Made

5th September 2005

Laid before Parliament

7th September 2005

Coming into force

1st October 2005

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 6 to the National Lottery etc. Act 1993(1) hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Millennium Commission (Reduction in Membership) Order 2005 and shall come into force on 1st October 2005.

Reduction in membership

2.—(1) In paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 6 to the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 substitute “seven” for “eight”.

(2) For paragraph 1(1)(a) of Schedule 6 to the National Lottery etc. Act 1993 substitute “one shall be a Minister of the Crown, and”.

Richard Caborn

Minister of State

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

5th September 2005

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order reduces the number of members to be appointed to the Millennium Commission (established under section 40 of the National Lottery etc. Act 1993) from eight to seven. The Order also reduces the number of members who must be Ministers of the Crown from two to one.