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The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

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2018 No. 952

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The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

Made

29th August 2018

Laid before Parliament

31st August 2018

Coming into force

23rd September 2018

The Minister for the Cabinet Office is designated for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(1) in relation to the accessibility of public sector bodies’ websites and mobile applications(2).

The Minister for the Cabinet Office makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of, as read with paragraph 1A(3) of Schedule 2 to, the European Communities Act 1972.

These Regulations make provision for a purpose mentioned in section 2(2) of that Act, and it appears to the Minister for the Cabinet Office that it is expedient for certain references to provisions of EU instruments to be construed as references to those provisions as amended from time to time.

(1)

1972 c.68; section 2(2) was amended by section 3(3) and Part 1 of the Schedule to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7), and section 27(1)(a) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51).

(3)

Paragraph 1A of Schedule 2 was inserted by section 28 of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) and amended by section 3(3) and Part 1 of the Schedule to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7) and S.I. 2007/1388.

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