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Learner Travel (Wales) Measure 2008

Section 23 – Amendments to the Education and Inspections Act 2006

68.Section 23 makes amendments to sections 162 and 181 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 and inserts a new section 182A into that Act. Section 162 prescribes the power to repeal references to local education authority in Acts and in statutory instruments. The amendment made by section 23 will enable Welsh Ministers to amend references in Measures to local education authority.

69.Section 181 of the 2006 Act prescribes how orders and regulations under the 2006 Act are to be made. The amendment made by section 23 of the Measure will have the effect of making the order making power inserted into section 162 of the 2006 Act exercisable by statutory instrument.

70.The new section 182A(1) of the 2006 Act prescribes that any order made under section 162(5A) of the 2006 Act must be laid before and approved by resolution of the National Assembly (the affirmative procedure). The new section 182A(2) of the 2006 Act is a signpost to the effect of Schedule 11 to the Government of Wales Act 2006.

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