The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 7) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-02-21

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 396 (C. 7)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 7) Order 1996

Made
21st February 1996

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 66(3) of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994(1), hereby makes the following Order:—

Citation

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (Commencement No. 7) Order 1996.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the 1994 Act” means the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994.

Commencement of certain provisions of Part II of the 1994 Act

3.  The provisions of Part II of, and Schedules 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 to, the 1994 Act which are specified in Schedule 1 to this Order shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

Commencement of certain provisions of Part VII of the 1994 Act

4.  The provisions of Part VII of, and Schedules 15, 16, 17 and 18 to, the 1994 Act which are specified in Schedule 2 to this Order shall come into force on 1st April 1996.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Gwilym Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Welsh Office
21st February 1996

Article 3

SCHEDULE 1PROVISIONS OF PART II OF, AND SCHEDULES 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 AND 11 TO, THE 1994 ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1st APRIL 1996

Provision of the 1994 Act
Subject matter

Section 17
General provision for transfer of functions.

Section 21
Local education authorities and minor authorities in Wales.

Section 22(6)
Transfer of specific functions; minor and consequential amendments to enactments.

Paragraphs 1(2), 13 to 17, 19, 20, 22(3), 24(2) to (10)(a), 24(11) to (16) and 24(17)(b) to 27 of Schedule 6, and section 20(4) so far as it relates thereto
Minor and Consequential Amendments: Planning.

Paragraphs 1 to 27(3) and 28 to 43 of Schedule 7, and section 22(1) so far as it relates thereto
Highways, Road Traffic and Transport.

Paragraphs 1 to 3(1) and 3(3) to 11 of Schedule 8, and section 22(2) so far as it relates thereto
Housing.

Paragraphs 1 to 16, 17(1) (but only in respect of the insertion of paragraph (bb) into section 4(11) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)), 17(2)(4), 17(3) and 17(5) to 18 of Schedule 9, and section 22(3) so far as it relates thereto
Public Health.

Paragraphs 1 to 10 and 11(2) to 13 of Schedule 10, and section 22(4) so far as it relates thereto
Social Services.

Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3(3) to 5 of Schedule 11, and section 22(5) so far as it relates thereto
Water, Land Drainage and Coast Protection.

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2PROVISIONS OF PART VII OF, AND SCHEDULES 15, 16, 17 AND 18 TO, THE 1994 ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 1st APRIL 1996

Provision of the 1994 Act
Subject matter

Section 61
Lieutenancies.

Paragraphs 2, 4, 5, 8(1) to (4), 9(1) to (4)(a), 10(2) to 11(1), 12(a), 13 to 17, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27 to 51, 53, 54, 56 and 62 to 66 of Schedule 15, and section 66(5) so far as it relates thereto
Minor and consequential amendments of the Local Government Act 1972.

Paragraphs 1 to 10, 13 to 25, 27 to 40(2)(a), 40(3) to 54(1), 55, 56, 58 to 66, 68(1) to (5), 68(7) (in respect of paragraph (b) of the new section 35(1A) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)), 68(10) to (12), 68(17), 68(18), 68(20), 69, 71 to 81, 82(5) (in respect of subsections (3) to (6) and (8) of the new section 4A of the Coroners Act 1988 (c. 13)), 82(6) to 83, 87, 89 to 92, 94, 95, 99 to 105 and 107 to 109 of Schedule 16, and section 66(6) so far as it relates thereto
Consequential amendments of miscellaneous enactments.

Paragraph 16 of Schedule 17, and section 66(7) so far as it relates thereto
Savings and Transitional Provisions: Planning.

In Schedule 18, the repeals to the Game Licences Act 1860 (c. 90), the Finance Act 1908 (c. 16), the Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49), the Education Act 1944 (c. 31), the Coast Protection Act 1949 (c. 74), the Disabled Persons (Employment) Act 1958 (c. 33), the Opencast Coal Act 1958 (c. 69), the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (c. 62), the Pipe-lines Act 1962 (c. 58), the Licensing Act 1964 (c. 26), the Harbours Act 1964 (c. 40), the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 (c. 75), the Gas Act 1965 (c. 36), the Agriculture Act 1967 (c. 22), the Slaughter of Poultry Act 1967 (c. 24), the Theatres Act 1968 (c. 54), the Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969 (c. 10), the Post Office Act 1969 (c. 48), the Agriculture Act 1970 (c. 40), the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 (c. 44), the Fire Precautions Act 1971 (c. 40), the Poisons Act 1972 (c. 66), sections 30, 60(5), 69(4), 76(2) and (3), 97(1), (2) and (3), 195(3), 213(1), 226(5), 227(1) and (2) and 245(6) to (9) of the Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70), paragraph 1(2)(c) and (d) of Schedule 11 to the Local Government Act 1972, paragraphs 4(a) and 11(1) of Schedule 26 to the Local Government Act 1972, the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (c. 35), the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973 (c. 60), the Slaughterhouses Act 1974 (c. 3), the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (c. 37), the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (c. 39), the Control of Pollution Act 1974 (c. 40), the Reservoirs Act 1975 (c. 23), the Guard Dogs Act 1975 (c. 50), the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (c. 52), the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 (c. 38), the Development of Rural Wales Act 1976 (c. 75), paragraph 4(5)(a) of Schedule 1 to the European Parliamentary Elections Act 1978 (c. 10), the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act 1979 (c. 46), sections 116(4)(a) and 165(9)(a) of, and paragraph 2(2)(a)(ii) of Schedule 32 to, the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65), the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 (c. 37), the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69), the Civil Aviation Act 1982 (c. 16), sections 8(2), 18(2), 36(5), 39(6)(b) and 52(4)(a) of the Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2), the Level Crossings Act 1983 (c. 16), the Telecommunications Act 1984 (c. 12), the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (c. 27), the Cinemas Act 1985 (c. 13), the Representation of the People Act 1985 (c. 50), the Transport Act 1985 (c. 67), the Airports Act 1986 (c. 31) the Gas Act 1986 (c. 44), the Building Societies Act 1986 (c. 53), the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 (c. 27), the Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52), the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 (c. 53), the Electricity Act 1989 (c. 29), the Children Act 1989 (c. 41), paragraph 8(1) and (2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8), the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (c. 9), the Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16), the Broadcasting Act 1990 (c. 42), sections 30(3)(a), 143(6)(b) and 149(11) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43), the Caldey Island Act 1990 (c. 44), the Road Traffic Act 1991 (c. 40), the Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 (c. 45), the Severn Bridges Act 1992 (c. 3), the Social Security Administration Act 1992 (c. 5), the Clean Air Act 1993 (c. 11), the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c. 12) and the Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 (c. 46); and section 66(8) so far as it relates thereto

Consequential repeals.

In Schedule 18, the repeals of sections 67(5)(f), 200 and 207 of the Local Government Act 1972, and section 66(8) so far as it relates thereto
Consequential repeals.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This is the final commencement order in respect of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994. The provisions commenced by this Order come into force on 1st April 1996.


(1)
1994 c. 19.

(2)
Paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to the 1994 Act is amended by paragraph 38(1) of Schedule 10 to the Environment Act 1995 (c. 25).

(3)
As a result of paragraph 30(6) of Schedule 10 to the Environment Act 1995 the paragraph (aa) inserted by paragraph 22 of Schedule 6 is re-numbered “(ab)”.

(4)
Paragraph 17(2) of Schedule 9 to the 1994 Act is amended by paragraph 231 of Schedule 22 to the Environment Act 1995.
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