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The Transfer of Functions (Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986) Order 2018

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Transfer of Functions (Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986) Order 2018.

(2) This Order comes into force on 25th July 2018.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the Leader of the House of Commons” means the Minister of the Crown who is for the time being designated as Leader of the House of Commons by the Prime Minister.

Transfer of concurrently exercisable functions of the Leader of the House of Commons to the Minister for the Cabinet Office

3.  The functions of the Secretary of State under sections 3 and 4 of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986(1) are to cease to be exercisable concurrently with the Leader of the House of Commons and are instead to be exercisable concurrently with the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

Supplementary provision

4.—(1) In this article “article 3 function” means a function which is directed by article 3 to be exercisable concurrently with the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(2) Anything (including legal proceedings) which, at the coming into force of this Order, is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Leader of the House of Commons may, so far as it relates to an article 3 function, be continued by or in relation to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(3) Anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to the Leader of the House of Commons in connection with an article 3 function has effect, so far as necessary for continuing its effect after the coming into force of this Order, as if done by or in relation to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(4) Any enactment or instrument passed or made before the coming into force of this Order has effect, so far as is necessary for the purposes of or in consequence of article 3, as if references to (and references which are to be read as references to) the Leader of the House of Commons were references to the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(5) In paragraph (4) “instrument” includes Royal Charters, Royal Warrants, Orders in Council, Letters Patent, judgments, decrees, orders, rules, regulations, schemes, bye-laws, awards, licences, authorisations, consents, approvals, contracts and other agreements, memoranda and articles of association, certificates, deeds and other documents.

Validity of things done before coming into force of Order

5.  This Order does not affect the validity of anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to the Leader of the House of Commons before the coming into force of this Order.

Consequential amendments

6.—(1) The Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 is amended as follows.

(2) Before section 7 insert—

Functions of the Minister for the Cabinet Office

6C.  In this Act “the Secretary of State” means the Secretary of State or the Minister for the Cabinet Office.

(3) Omit the following—

(a)in section 3, subsection (7A);

(b)in section 4, subsection (8);

(c)in Schedule 1, paragraph 13 (and the italic heading before that paragraph).

Richard Tilbrook

Clerk of the Privy Council

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