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Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 143 – Abolition of the Board and transfer of functions

279.This section marks the beginning of the first stage of transition.

280.The Welsh Language Board is abolished and its functions under section 3 of the 1993 Act are transferred to the Commissioner. The functions of the Board under section 3 of the 1993 Act could be exercised by Welsh Ministers instead of or in addition to the functions being transferred to the Commissioner. This could be achieved by an order made under section 154 of this Measure.

281.The functions of the Board contained in Part 2 of the 1993 Act (Welsh language schemes) are transferred to the Commissioner.

282.This section also repeals certain provisions of the 1993 Act.

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