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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 1 (W. 1)

Public Health, Wales

The Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2018

Made

3 January 2018

The Welsh Ministers in exercise of the powers conferred by section 126(2) of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017(1), make the following Order:

Title and interpretation

1.—(1) The title of this Order is the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2018.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” (“y Ddeddf”) means the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017.

Provisions coming into force on 1 February 2018

2.  The appointed day for the following provisions of the Act coming into force is 1 February 2018—

(a)Part 5 (intimate piercing); and

(b)section 94 (interpretation) for the purpose of Part 5.

Vaughan Gething

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, one of the Welsh Ministers

3 January 2018

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order made by the Welsh Ministers brings into force specified provisions of the Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 (“the Act”).

Article 2 brings provisions of the Act relating to the intimate piercing of children into force on 1 February 2018.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Act have been brought into force by Commencement Order made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of commencementS.I. No.
Section 24 October 20172017/949 (W. 237) (C. 85)
Section 34 October 20172017/949 (W. 237) (C. 85)
Section 1194 October 20172017/949 (W. 237) (C. 85)

See also section 126(1) of the Act for the provisions that came into force on 3 July 2017 (the date of Royal Assent).