The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) (Amendment) Order 2015

Cited as:SI 2015/640
Jurisdiction:England & Wales

2015No. 640

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

DEVOLUTION, WALES

The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) (Amendment) Order 2015

10thMarch2015

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The Treasury make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 120(3) of the Government of Wales Act 2006( 1) and after consulting the Welsh Ministers.

Citation and commencement

1.-(1) This Order may be cited as the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) (Amendment) Order 2015.

(2) This Order comes into force on 2nd April 2015.

Amendment of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) Order 2007

2. In article 2(2)(a) (designated receipts) of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) Order 2007( 2)-

(a) at the end of paragraph (iv) omit "and",(b) at the end of paragraph (v) insert "and", and(c) after paragraph (v) insert-"(vi) any settlement payment and any further payment made to the Welsh Ministers under section 132 or 133 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014( 3),".

Mark Lancaster

Gavin Barwell

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

10th March 2015

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Government of Wales Act 2006 (Designation of Receipts) Order 2007 ( S.I. 2007/848) ("the principal Order") specifies receipts of the Welsh Ministers and of the National Assembly for Wales Commission which are designated receipts for the purposes of section 120 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c.32)("the Act"). Under section 120(4) of the Act the Welsh Ministers must pay to the Secretary of State sums equal to the amount of those receipts.

This Order amends the principal Order. Article 2 has the effect of specifying any settlement payment and any further payment made to Welsh Ministers under section 132 or 133 of the Housing (Wales) Act 2014 as designated receipts for the purposes of section 120 of the Act.

An impact assessment has not been prepared for this instrument because no impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen.

(1) 2006 c. 32.

(2) S.I. 2007/848.

(3) 2014 anaw 7.

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