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Transfer of Functions Orders made under the Government of Wales Act 1998




These Transfer of Functions Orders were made under the Government of Wales Act 1998.

The Government of Wales Act 1998 transferred executive functions to the National Assembly for Wales, they were then delegated to the First Minister and on to other Ministers as appropriate.

All of the functions transferred to the National Assembly for Wales under those arrangements have now been transferred to the Welsh Ministers by virtue of provisions in the Government of Wales Act 2006 and the Orders now have effect as if they had been made under section 58 of the 2006 Act. Under the Government of Wales Act 2006 (section 58), executive functions are now transferred directly to the Welsh Ministers.

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) Order 2005 (No. 1958)

12/11/08
This transferred to the National Assembly for Wales functions of the Secretary of State under or in relation to section 2 of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 and in regulations made under that section .
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) (No 2) Order 2006 (No. 3334)

14/12/06
This transferred to the National Assembly for Wales certain functions under the Census Act 1920 and it varied the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 in relation to certain functions under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and the Water Industry Act 1991.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) Order 2006 (No. 1458)

07/06/06
This transferred a range of functions to the National Assembly for Wales under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and section 1 of the Education (Fees and Awards) Act 1983.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) Order 2004 (No. 3044)

17/11/04
This transferred various functions to the National Assembly for Wales, including certain functions under the Animal Health Act 1981 and the Inheritance Tax Act 1984.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) Order 2001 (No. 3679)

14/11/01
This transferred from the Secretary of State for Wales to the National Assembly for Wales all the non-statutory functions which the 'Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce' exercised in relation to Wales prior to the Board's abolition in 2001.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) (Variation) 2000 (No. 1829)

12/07/00
This varied the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 by substituting in Schedule 1 to that Order a new entry for the Education Reform Act 1988.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) (No 2) Order 2000 (No. 1830)

12/07/00
This Order means that where a court is considering making a declaration of incompatibility under section 4 of the Human Rights Act 1998 in relation to subordinate legislation made by the Welsh Ministers, they, as well as the Minister of the Crown, will be entitled to be joined as a party to those c ...
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions Order) 2000 (No. 253)

08/02/00
This transferred various functions to the National Assembly for Wales, including under the School Inspections Act 1996 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
 

The National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (No. 672)

10/03/99
This transferred the first set of functions to the National Assembly for Wales enabling it to operate from its establishment in 1999.