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14th February 2006
Coming into force
31st March 2006
The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 104, 112(1) and 113 of the Scotland Act 1998(1);
In accordance with section 115 of, and paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 7 to, that Act, a draft of this instrument was laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.
1. This Order may be cited as the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications) Order 2006 and shall come into force on 31st March 2006.
2. (1) Section 183A of the Broadcasting Act 1990 (membership of the Gaelic Media Service)(2) is amended as follows.
(2) In subsection (5)(c), for “Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba (the Gaelic Development Agency)” substitute “Bòrd na Gàidhlig”.
(3) In subsection (9), for the definition of “Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba” substitute–
““Bòrd na Gàidhlig”means the body of that name established by section 1 of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005(3)”.
(4) Omit subsections (10) and (11).
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Scotland Office
Department for Constitutional Affairs
14th February 2006
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order makes modifications in consequence of the Gaelic Language (Scotland) Act 2005 (“the Act”). Section 1 of the Act created a statutory body, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, to supersede Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba.
Article 2 amends section 183A of the Broadcasting Act 1990 to remove references to, and provisions relating to, Bòrd Gàidhlig na h-Alba and insert reference to the new Bòrd na Gàidhlig.
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