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Section 2

SCHEDULE 2 Power to merge: bodies and offices

Group 1

Central Arbitration Committee.

5Certification Officer.

Group 2

Gambling Commission.

National Lottery Commission.

Group 3

10Pensions Ombudsman.

Ombudsman for the Board of the Pension Protection Fund.

Group 4

Director of Public Prosecutions.

Director of Revenue and Customs Prosecutions.

15Group 5

Competition Commission.

Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”).

Group 6

Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

20Civil Justice Council.

Section 3

SCHEDULE 3 Power to modify constitutional arrangements: bodies and offices

Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

British Hallmarking Council.

25Broads Authority.

Civil Justice Council.

Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

English Tourist Board.

Internal drainage boards for areas wholly or mainly in England.

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Joint Nature Conservation Committee.

National Park authorities in England.

Passengers’ Council (“Passenger Focus”).

Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”).

5Theatres Trust.

Section 4

SCHEDULE 4 Power to modify funding arrangements: bodies and offices

Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

Civil Justice Council.

10Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

Inspectors appointed by the Secretary of State under section 86 of the Water

Industry Act 1991.

Marine Management Organisation.

Natural England.

15Office of Communications (“Ofcom”).

Sianel Pedwar Cymru (“S4C”).

Section 5

SCHEDULE 5 Power to modify or transfer functions: bodies and offices

Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council.

20Advisory Council on Public Records.

British Hallmarking Council.

British Waterways Board.

Civil Justice Council.

Commission for Equality and Human Rights.

25Environment Agency.

Horserace Betting Levy Board.

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority.

Human Tissue Authority.

Internal drainage boards for areas wholly or mainly in England.

30Keeper of Public Records.

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Office of Communications (“Ofcom”).

Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”).

Public Records Office.

NOTE

1 5Section 21(2)(a) does not apply to an order under section 5 which provides

for—

(a) functions of the British Waterways Board falling within section

21(3)(b) to (e) to be transferred to another person;

(b) functions of the Environment Agency falling within section 21(3)(b)

10to (e) to be transferred to a person to whom functions of the British

Waterways Board are transferred by virtue of paragraph (a).