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Legislative and Regulatory Reform Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

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

separately as HL Bill 109—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Bassam of Brighton 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

Order-making powers

Powers

1   

Power to remove or reduce burdens

2   

Power to promote regulatory principles

3   

Power to implement Law Commission recommendations

Restrictions

4   

Preconditions

5   

Subordinate legislation

6   

Taxation

7   

Criminal penalties

8   

Forcible entry etc

9   

Excepted enactments

10   

Scotland

11   

Northern Ireland

12   

Wales

Procedure

13   

Procedure: introductory

14   

Consultation

15   

Draft order and explanatory document laid before Parliament

16   

Determination of Parliamentary procedure

17   

Negative resolution procedure

18   

Affirmative resolution procedure

19   

Super-affirmative resolution procedure

General

20   

Calculation of time periods

21   

Combination with powers under European Communities Act 1972

22   

Interpretation of Part 1

 

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Part 2

Regulators

Exercise of regulatory functions

23   

Principles

24   

Code of practice

25   

Code of practice: procedure

Supplementary

26   

Functions to which sections 23 and 24 apply

Part 3

Legislation relating to the European Communities etc

Interpretation of legislation

27   

References to Community instruments

28   

EEA agreement and EEA state

Implementation of Community obligations etc

29   

Power to make orders, rules and schemes

30   

Power to make ambulatory references to Community instruments

31   

Combination of powers

Part 4

Supplementary and general

Supplementary

32   

Repeals and savings

33   

Consequential amendments

General

34   

General interpretation

35   

Commencement

36   

Extent

37   

Short title

Schedule   —   

Repeals

 
 

 
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