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The Government of Wales Act 1998 (Commencement No. 2) Order 1998

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2.  The date of 1st December 1998 is appointed for the coming into force of the following provisions of the Government of Wales Act 1998–

  • Sections 1 to 20 (The National Assembly for Wales) including Schedule 1.

  • Sections 21 to 45 (Assembly Functions) including Schedules 2, 3 and 4.

  • Sections 46 to 49 (Assembly Procedure–introductory, and initial provisions).

  • Sections 52 to 79 (Assembly Procedure) including Schedule 5.

  • Sections 80 to 103 (Assembly Finance).

  • Section 106 (Community Law).

  • Sections 108 to 110 (International Obligations and Decisions about Assembly Functions) including Schedule 8.

  • Sections 113 to 115 (Local Government, the Voluntary Sector and Business) including Schedule 11.

  • Sections 119 to 124 (Miscellaneous Provisions about the Assembly).

  • Sections 144 to 149 (Reform of Welsh Public Bodies–accountability and miscellaneous) including Schedule 17.

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