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Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill


 

Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Cabinet Office, are published

separately as Bill 111—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Mr Jim Murphy has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the

Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill are

compatible with the Convention rights.

 

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Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

 
   

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Power to reform legislation etc

Order-making power

1   

Purpose

2   

Provision

3   

Preconditions

Restrictions

4   

Subordinate legislation

5   

Taxation

6   

Criminal penalties

7   

Forcible entry etc

Devolution

8   

Scotland

9   

Wales

Procedure

10   

Procedure: introductory

11   

Consultation

12   

Draft order and explanatory document laid before Parliament

13   

Determination of Parliamentary procedure

14   

Negative resolution procedure

15   

Affirmative resolution procedure

16   

Super-affirmative resolution procedure

General

17   

Calculation of time periods

18   

Interpretation of Part 1

 

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Part 2

Regulators

Exercise of regulatory functions

19   

Principles

20   

Code of practice

21   

Code of practice: procedure

Supplementary

22   

Functions to which sections 19 and 20 apply

23   

“Regulatory functions”

Part 3

Legislation relating to the European Communities etc

Interpretation of legislation

24   

References to Community instruments

25   

EEA agreement and EEA state

Implementation of Community obligations etc

26   

Power to make orders, rules and schemes

27   

Power to make ambulatory references to Community instruments

Part 4

Supplementary and general

Supplementary

28   

Repeals and savings

29   

Consequential amendments

General

30   

General interpretation

31   

Commencement

32   

Extent

33   

Short title

Schedule   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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