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The Government of Wales Act 1998 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1998

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4.  The date of 1st October 1998 is appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Act—

  • Sections 126 to 128 including all provisions of Schedules 13 and 14 (extension of functions of Welsh Development Agency).

  • Section 129 including all provisions of Schedule 15, and section 130(1) to (3) (cessation of functions and transfer of property etc. of Development Board for Rural Wales).

  • Section 131 (Development Board for Rural Wales—transitional provisions).

  • Section 132(2) to (5) and (7) (winding-down of Development Board for Rural Wales).

  • Section 133(1) and (2) (abolition of Development Board for Rural Wales).

  • Section 134, 135 and 136(1) to (3) (Land Authority for Wales—cessation of functions, consequential amendment and transfer of property etc.).

  • Section 137 (Land Authority for Wales—transitional provisions).

  • Section 138(2) to (5) and (7) (winding-down of Land Authority for Wales).

  • Section 139(1) and (2) (abolition of Land Authority for Wales).

  • Schedule 18 Parts III to V and section 152 so far as relating thereto (repeals relating to Welsh Development Agency, Development Board for Rural Wales and Land Authority for Wales).

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