The Elections (Wales) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Publication Date:January 01, 2019
 
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2019No. 115 (W. 29)

EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION, WALES

REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE, WALES

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, WALES

The Elections (Wales) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Sift requirements satisfied7January2019

Made24January2019

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales28January2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The requirements of paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018( 1) (relating to the appropriate scrutiny procedure for these Regulations) have been satisfied.

The Welsh Ministers make these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 11 of, and paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 2 to, that Act.

Title and commencement

1. The title of these Regulations is the Elections (Wales) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and they come into force on exit day( 2).

PART 1

Amendment to primary legislation

Amendment to the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011

2. In Schedule 2 to the Local Government (Wales) Measure 2011( 3) (membership of the Independent Remuneration Panel for Wales), omit paragraph 1(4)(d).

PART 2

Amendments to subordinate legislation

Amendment to the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Functions and Responsibilities) (Wales) Regulations 2007

3. In Part D of Schedule 1 (functions not to be the responsibility of an authority's executive) to the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Functions and Responsibilities) (Wales) Regulations 2007( 4), omit paragraph 7.

Amendment to the Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2008

4.—(1) The Local Authorities (Conduct of Referendums) (Wales) Regulations 2008( 5) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(1), omit the definitions of “European Parliamentary election” (“etholiad Senedd Ewrop”) and “European Parliamentary general election” (“etholiad cyffredinol Senedd Ewrop”)( 6).

(3) In Table 5 (The Representation of the People (England and Wales) Regulations 2001( 7)) of Schedule 4 (application, with modifications, of acts and subordinate legislation), in the row providing for the modification of Schedule 3, Form E( 8)

(a) for “For “European Parliamentary electoral region” substitute “Referendum voting area…”.” substitute “After “Local government electoral area(s)” insert “Referendum voting area…”.”;

(b) for “to “electoral region]]”” substitute “to “electoral area]]””.

24 January 2019

Julie James

Minister for Housing and Local Government, one of the Welsh Ministers

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