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The Transfer of Functions (Elections, Referendums, Third Sector and Information) Order 2016

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Transfer of functions exercisable by the Chancellor of the Duchy only to the Minister for the Cabinet Office

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7.  The following functions of the Chancellor of the Duchy are transferred to the Minister for the Cabinet Office—

(a)functions under the Freedom of Information Act 2000(1) (other than functions to which article 3(1) applies);

(b)functions under section 2(2)(b) of the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000(2);

(c)functions under—

(i)the Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001(3);

(ii)the Representation of the People (Scotland) Regulations 2001(4).

(1)

2000 c. 36. The functions that are to be transferred to the Minister for the Cabinet Office are those that were transferred to the Chancellor of the Duchy by S.I. 2015/1897, art. 4.

(2)

2000 c. 41. Section 2(2)(b) was amended by S.I. 2001/3500, Sch. 2, substituted by S.I. 2002/2626, Sch. 2 and amended by S.I. 2010/1837, Sch. and S.I. 2015/1376, Sch. 2. The functions that are to be transferred to the Minister for the Cabinet Office are those that were transferred to the Chancellor of the Duchy by S.I. 2015/1376.

(3)

S.I. 2001/341, amended by S.I. 2013/3198, 2015/1376; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant. The functions that are to be transferred to the Minister for the Cabinet Office are those that were transferred to the Chancellor of the Duchy by S.I. 2015/1376.

(4)

S.I. 2001/497, amended by S.I. 2013/3206, 2015/1376; there are other amending instruments but none is relevant. The functions that are to be transferred to the Minister for the Cabinet Office are those that were transferred to the Chancellor of the Duchy by S.I. 2015/1376.

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