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Statutory Instruments

2012 No.2606

Police, England And Wales

The Welsh Language (Police Names) Order 2012

Made

12th October 2012

Laid before Parliament

17th October 2012

Coming into force

22nd November 2012

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the power conferred by section 25(1) of the Welsh Language Act 1993(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Welsh Language (Police Names) Order 2012, and comes into force on 22nd November 2012.

Welsh names

2.  There are hereby conferred on those police and crime commissioners established under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011(2) which are, by virtue of section 1(3) of that Act, known by the names listed in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order, the alternative names in Welsh specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

3.  There are hereby conferred on those chief constables established under section 2 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 which are, by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to that Act, known by the names listed in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order, the alternative names in Welsh specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

Damian Green

Minister of State

Home Office

12th October 2012

SCHEDULE 1

Column 1

English Name

Column 2

Welsh Name

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Dyfed PowysComisiynydd yr Heddlu a Throseddu ar gyfer Dyfed Powys
The Police and Crime Commissioner for GwentComisiynydd yr Heddlu a Throseddu ar gyfer Gwent
The Police and Crime Commissioner for North WalesComisiynydd yr Heddlu a Throseddu ar gyfer Gogledd Cymru
The Police and Crime Commissioner for South WalesComisiynydd yr Heddlu a Throseddu ar gyfer De Cymru

SCHEDULE 2

Column 1

English Name

Column 2

Welsh Name

The Chief Constable of Dyfed Powys PolicePrif Gwnstabl Heddlu Dyfed Powys
The Chief Constable of Gwent PolicePrif Gwnstabl Heddlu Gwent
The Chief Constable of North Wales PolicePrif Gwnstabl Heddlu Gogledd Cymru
The Chief Constable of South Wales PolicePrif Gwnstabl Heddlu De Cymru

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order confers on police and crime commissioners established in Wales under section 1 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011, and on chief constables established in Wales under section 2 of that Act, alternative names in Welsh.

(1)

1993 c. 38. The Secretary of State is the appropriate Minister by virtue of section 27(4)(b).

(2)

2011 c. 13. By virtue of section 27(4) of the Welsh Language Act 1993, the power under section 25(1) of that Act is applicable in relation to a name conferred by an Act of Parliament passed after that Act.

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