The Lord Chancellor (Transfer of Functions and Supplementary Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2006

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2006/1640

2006No. 1640

LORD CHANCELLOR

TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS

The Lord Chancellor (Transfer of Functions and Supplementary Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2006

21stJune2006

The Lord Chancellor makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 19, 140(4)(b) and 143 of the Constitutional Reform Act 2005 1.

In accordance with section 144(4) and (5)(b) and (d) of that Act, a draft of this instrument was laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

Citation and commencement

1.This Order may be cited as the Lord Chancellor (Transfer of Functions and Supplementary Provisions) (No. 3) Order 2006 and shall come into force-

(a) for the purposes of article 4 and Schedule 2, on the day after the day on which the Lord Chancellor ceases to hold the office of Speaker of the House of Lords;

(b) for all other purposes, on the day after the day on which it is made.

Savings

2.Nothing in article 4 or Schedule 2 affects any salary or pension payable in respect of service by a person in the office of Lord Chancellor or Speaker of the House of Lords before 12th June 2003.

Transfer of functions

3.Schedule 1 has effect with respect to the transfer of functions of the Lord Chancellor.

Supplementary provisions

4.Schedule 2 has effect with respect to making provision supplementary to-

(a) the transfers under Schedule 1 to this Order; and

(b) section 18 of, and Schedule 6 to, the Constitutional Reform Act 2005.

Falconer of Thoroton , C

Dated 21st June 2006

SCHEDULE 1

Article 3

Transfer of functions of the Lord Chancellor

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

1.-

(1) Section 28 (parliamentary scrutiny: prorogation and adjournment) of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 2 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) In subsection (2), after "the Speaker" insert "of the House of Commons".

(3) In subsection (3), for "the Lord Chancellor" substitute "the Speaker of the House of Lords".

(4) In subsection (4)-

(a) for "the Lord Chancellor or the Speaker" in both places substitute "the Speaker of the House of Commons or the Speaker of the House of Lords";

(b) for "the House of Lords or of the House of Commons" substitute "the House of Commons or of the House of Lords".

Church Commissioners Measure 1947

2.In paragraph 1(a) of Schedule 1 (constitution of the Commissioners) to the Church Commissioners Measure 1947 3-

(a) omit "the Lord Chancellor;";

(b) after the entry relating to the Speaker of the House of Commons insert-

the Speaker of the House of Lords;.

Statutory Instruments Regulations 1947

3.-

(1) Regulation 11 (constitution and powers of the Reference Committee) of the Statutory Instruments Regulations 1947 4 is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) In paragraph (1), for "the Lord Chancellor and...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT