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The Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) Order 2018

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Plant Health Act 1967

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9.—(1) The Treasury consent requirements under sections 4(1) (execution of Act by Government Departments) and 4A (charges in connection with import and export licences and certificates) of the Plant Health Act 1967(1) (“the 1967 Act”) cease to apply in so far as the functions under those sections are exercised by the Welsh Ministers.

(2) Section 4(3) of the 1967 Act applies in so far as the functions under section 4 are exercised by the Welsh Ministers as if the words from “, but shall not” to the end were omitted.

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1967 c. 8; section 4 was amended by section 4 of and paragraph 8(1) and (3) of Schedule 4 to the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68) and section 4A was inserted by section 3 of the Agriculture Act 1986 (c. 49). The functions of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food under section 4, so far as they are exercisable in relation to Wales, were transferred to the Secretary of State for Wales by article 2 of, and Schedule 1 to, the Transfer of Functions (Wales) (No. 1) Order 1978; those functions and the functions of the competent authority under section 4A, were transferred to the National Assembly for Wales by article 2 of, and Schedule 1 to, the 1999 Order, subject to the continuing requirement for Treasury consent. Those functions are now exercisable by the Welsh Ministers by virtue of paragraph 30 of Schedule 11 to the Government of Wales Act 2006.

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