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Welsh Statutory Instruments

2020 No. 175 (W. 37) (C. 12)

Food, Wales

Public Health, Wales

The Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2020

Made

24 February 2020

The Welsh Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the power conferred on them by section 28(2) of the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018(1).

Title

1.  The title of this Order is the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2020.

Provisions coming into force on 2 March 2020

2.  The following provisions of the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 come into force on 2 March 2020—

(a)section 1 for all remaining purposes;

(b)sections 2 to 25;

(c)Schedule 1.

Vaughan Gething

Minister for Health and Social Services, one of the Welsh Ministers

24th February 2020

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This is the second commencement order made by the Welsh Ministers under the Public Health (Minimum Price for Alcohol) (Wales) Act 2018 (“the Act”).

The Act makes provision about the minimum price for which alcohol is to be supplied in Wales by certain persons; and for connected purposes.

Article 2 provides that 2 March 2020 is the appointed day for the bringing into force of all provisions of the Act set out in that article and referred to below—

(a)section 1 for all remaining purposes;

(b)sections 2 to 25;

(c)Schedule 1.

This Order brings into force the remaining provisions of the Act which are not already in force.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provision of the Act has been brought into force by commencement order made before the date of this Order, to the extent necessary for the making of regulations under that section.

ProvisionDate of commencementS.I. No.
Section 114 October 20192019/1336 (W. 233) (C. 45)

See also section 28 of the Act for the provisions that came into force on 10 August 2018 (the day after the day on which the Act received Royal Assent).