The Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales)(Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Publication Date:January 01, 2019
 
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2019No. 120 (W. 31)

EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION, WALES

EQUALITY, WALES

The Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales)(Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Sift requirements satisfied14January2019

Made28January2019

Laid before the National Assembly for Wales30January2019

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 the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred on them 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 Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and they come into force on exit day( 2)

Amendment to the Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) Regulations 2011

2. In regulation 18 (public procurement) of the Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) Regulations 2011( 3), in paragraph (3), for “the Public Sector Directive”, in both places it occurs, substitute “the Public Contracts Regulations 2015( 4).

28 January 2019

Jane Hutt

Deputy Minister and Chief Whip, under authority of the Welsh Ministers

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by section 11 of, and paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 2 to, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c. 16)in order to address a failure of retained EU law to operate effectively arising from the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Regulation 2 amends definitions in the Equality Act 2010 (Statutory Duties) (Wales) Regulations 2011.

The Welsh Ministers' Code of Practice on the carrying out of Regulatory Impact Assessments was considered in relation to these Regulations. As a result, it was not considered necessary to carry out a regulatory impact assessment as to the likely costs and benefits of complying with these Regulations.

(1) 2018 c. 16.

(2) “Exit day” is defined in section 20(1) to (5) (interpretation) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.

(3) S.I. 2011/1064 (W. 155).

(4) S.I. 2015/102.

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