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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2005 No. 1206 (W.78) (C.54)

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS, WALES

The Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Commencement No. 8) (Wales) Order 2005

Made

19 April 2005

The National Assembly for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon it by section 148(6) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002(1), hereby makes the following Order —

Name, interpretation and application

1.—(1) This Order is called the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (Commencement No. 8) (Wales) Order 2005.

(2) This Order applies in relation to Wales.

Appointed Day

2.  6 June 2005 is the appointed day for the coming into force of sections 3(3) and (4) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002.

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

19 April 2005

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order is the eighth Commencement Order made under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (“the Act”) and applies to Wales only.

The Order brings into force on 6 June 2005 sections 3(3) and 3(4) of the Act.

Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This Note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order —

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 2(1) to (5)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 2(6), (7) and (8) (partially) as respects England6 October 20032003/366 (C.24)
Section 2(6) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 2(6) (remainder) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 2(7) and (8) (partially) as respects Wales28 November 20032003/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 2(7) and (8) (remainder)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 3(3) and (4) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 4(1)(b) and (5) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 4(1)(b) and (5) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 4(6) and (7) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 4(6) and (7) (partially) as respects England6 October 20032003/366 (C.24)
Section 4(6) and (7) (remainder) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 8 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 9 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 9 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 10 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 10 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 11 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 11 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 12(1) to (3) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 12(1) to (3) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 16 as to Wales29 January 20032003/181 (W.31) (C.9)
Section 16 as to England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Section 27(3) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 27(3) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 44 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 457 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 53(1) to (3) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 53(1) to (3) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 54 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 54 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 56(1) and (3) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 56 (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 57(5) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 57(6) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 57 (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 58(2) and (3) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 58 (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 59 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 59 (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 60(2) and (4) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 60(2) and (4) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 61(5)(c) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 61(5) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 62(7)(c) (partially) as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 62(7) (partially) as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 63 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 63 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 63(2) to (5) as respects Scotland7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 63(2) to (5) as respects Northern Ireland7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 64 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 64 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 65(2)(a) and (3) as respects Scotland7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 65(2)(b) and (3) as respects Northern Ireland7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 65 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 65 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 77(3) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 78(3) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 79(5) and (7) to (9) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 80(2), (4) and (6) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 81(4) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 83(1) to (7) and (9) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 84 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 86 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 87(1)(b) and (4)1 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Section 87(1)(a), (2), (5) and (6) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 92 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 94(1) (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 98 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 98 as respects England7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 1087 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 1111 December 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Section 115 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 117 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 11821 May 20042004/1402 (C.56)
Section 1191 April 20042004/3079 (C.117)
Section 12031 January 20052004/3203 (C.139)
Section 121 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 122(1)(b) and (2)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Section 1351 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Section 139(1) (partially) as respects Northern Ireland3 February 20032003/288 (C.14)
Partially, as respects England25 February 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially, as respects England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially1 December 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Section 139(2) partially3 February 20032003/288 (C.14)
Partially25 February 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially1 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially1 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially, as respects England6 October 20032003/366 (C.24)
Partially, as respects England1 December 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Partially, as respects England1 April 20042004/3079 (C.117)
Partially, as respects Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Section 139(3) partially28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Section 139 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Schedule 1
Paragraph 1 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Paragraph 3 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Schedule 2
Paragraph 1 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Schedule 3
Paragraph 61 December 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 71 December 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 533 February 20032003/288 (C.14)
Paragraph 60 (partially)7 December 20042004/3203 (C.139)
Paragraph 103 (partially) as respects England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 103 (partially) as respects Wales28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 105 as respects England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 105 as respects Wales28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 106 as respects England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 106 as respects Wales28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 110 (partially) as respects England30 April 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 110 (partially) as respects Wales28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 11828 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Schedule 4
Paragraph 3 as respects England6 October 20032003/288 (C.14)
Paragraph 3 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Paragraph 4(1)3 February 20032003/288 (C.14)
Paragraph 4(2)25 February 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 5 as respects England1 April 20032003/3079 (C.117)
Paragraph 5 as to Wales7 February 20042004/252 (W.27) (C.9)
Paragraph 101 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 11 (partially)1 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 12 (partially)1 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 131 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Paragraph 141 June 20032003/366 (C.24)
Schedule 5
Partially28 November 20032003/3079 (C.117)
(1)

2002 c. 38. The power is exercisable by the appropriate Minister who is defined in section 144(1) in relation to Wales as the National Assembly for Wales.

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