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[F15(1)A provision of an Act of the [F2Senedd] cannot make modifications of, or confer power by subordinate legislation to make modifications of, any of the provisions listed in the table below—U.K.

EnactmentProvisions protected from modification
European Communities Act 1972The whole Act.
Government of Wales Act 1998Section 144(7).
Human Rights Act 1998The whole Act.
Civil Contingencies Act 2004The whole Act.
Energy Act 2008Section 100 and regulations under that section.
[F3The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018] [F3The whole Act] [F4other than any excluded provision].

[F5(1A)For the purposes of the entry in the table in sub-paragraph (1) for the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the following are excluded provisions of that Act—

(a)section 1B(3) and (4),

(b)sections 8A to 8C,

(c)section 10(3) and (4),

(d)sections 13A and 13B,

(e)sections 15A to 15C,

(f)Parts 1A to 1C of Schedule 2, and

(g)paragraphs 8A to 8G of Schedule 7.]

(2)A provision of an Act of the [F2Senedd] cannot, unless it is an oversight provision, make modifications of—

(a)section 146A(1) of the Government of Wales Act 1998, or

(b)sections 2(1) to (3), 3(2) to (4) or 6(2) and (3) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 (anaw 3),

or confer power by subordinate legislation to do so.

(3)A provision of an Act of the [F2Senedd] cannot, unless it is an oversight provision and also a non-governmental committee provision—

(a)make modifications of section 8(1) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2013 so far as that section relates to the Auditor General's exercise of functions free from the direction or control of the [F2Senedd] or Welsh Government, or

(b)confer power by subordinate legislation to do so.

(4)An ““oversight provision”” is a provision of an Act of the [F2Senedd] that—

(a)relates to the oversight or supervision of the Auditor General or of the exercise of the Auditor General's functions, or

(b)is ancillary to a provision falling within paragraph (a).

(5)A ““non-governmental committee provision”” is a provision conferring functions on a committee of the [F2Senedd] that—

(a)does not consist of or include members of the Welsh Government, and

(b)is not chaired by [F6a Member of the Senedd] who is a member of a political group with an executive role,

or a provision conferring power by subordinate legislation to do so.

(6)A person designated under section 46(5) to exercise the functions of the First Minister is treated as a member of the Welsh Government for the purposes of sub-paragraph (5)(a).]

Textual Amendments

F1Schs. 7A, 7B substituted for Sch. 7 (1.4.2018) by Wales Act 2017 (c. 4), s. 71(3), Sch. 2 (with Sch. 7 paras. 1, 2, 6); S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 2

F4Words in Sch. 7B para. 5(1) inserted (23.1.2020) by European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (c. 1), s. 42(6)(e)(vi), Sch. 5 para. 31(2) (with s. 38(3))

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