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The Electronic Identification and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions Regulations 2016

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2016 No. 696

Electronic Communications

The Electronic Identification and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions Regulations 2016

Made

30th June 2016

Laid before Parliament

1st July 2016

Coming into force

22nd July 2016

The Secretary of State is a Minister designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to electronic trust services and other systems to facilitate electronic transactions in the internal market.

These Regulations make provision for a purpose mentioned in section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 and it appears to the Secretary of State that it is expedient for the reference to Regulation (EU) No 910/2014(3) of the European Parliament and of the Council on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market to be construed as a reference to that instrument as amended from time to time.

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, and paragraph 1A(4) of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972.

(2)

1972 c.68; section 2(2) was amended by the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51), section 27(1) and the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7), Schedule, Part 1.

(3)

OJ No L 257, 28.8.2014, p73.

(4)

Paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 was inserted by the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006, section 28 and amended by the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008, Schedule, Part 1.

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