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The Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 2001

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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2001 No. 2550 (W.215)

WELSH LANGUAGE

The Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 2001

Made

12th July 2001

Coming into force

1st August 2001

Whereas it appears to the National Assembly for Wales that the persons referred to in the Schedule to this Order are persons exercising functions of a public nature;

Now therefore the National Assembly for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon the Secretary of State by section 6(1) of the Welsh Language Act 1993 and now vested in the National Assembly(1), and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 2001 and shall come into force on 1 August 2001.

Specification of Public Bodies

2.  Persons referred to in the Schedule to this Order are specified for the purposes of Part II of the Welsh Language Act 1993.

Signed on behalf of the National Assembly for Wales under section 66(1) of the Government of Wales Act 1998(2)

D. Elis Thomas

The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly

12th July 2001

THE SCHEDULEENGLISH NAME

  • Basic Skills Agency

  • The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

  • Police Complaints Authority

  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

  • Radio Authority

  • Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

  • National Lottery Charities Board

  • Wool Marketing Board

  • Local Probation Boards in Wales

  • Legal Services Commission

  • Commission for Health Improvement

  • Disability Rights Commission

  • Broadcasting Standards Commission

  • National Heritage Memorial Fund

  • Student Loans Company

  • Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

  • General Teaching Council for Wales

  • Film Council

  • Natural Environment Research Council

  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

  • New Opportunities Fund

  • Universities and Colleges Admission Service

  • Rent Assessment Panel for Wales

  • Syniad

  • UFI Ltd.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

Under Part II of the Welsh Language Act 1993 (“the Act”) the Welsh Language Board may give notice in writing to any public body to produce a Welsh Language Scheme. Section 6 of the Act lists various public bodies for the purposes of Part II of the Act and provides that the Secretary of State (now the National Assembly) may specify further public bodies for those purposes.

This Order specifies further public bodies for the purposes of Part II of the Act.

Two previous Orders have been made under section 6 of the Act:

The Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 1996 (1996/1898); and

The Welsh Language Schemes (Public Bodies) Order 1999 (1999/1100).

(1)

The National Assembly for Wales(Transfer of Functions) Order 1999. (S.I. 1999/672).

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