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Public Bodies Bill [HL]


 

Public Bodies Bill [HL]

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

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

separately as HL Bill 25—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Taylor of Holbeach has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of

the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Public Bodies Bill [HL] are compatible with the

Convention rights.

 

HL Bill 25                                                                                              

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Public Bodies Bill [HL]

 

 
 

Contents

General ministerial powers

1   

Power to abolish

2   

Power to merge

3   

Power to modify constitutional arrangements

4   

Power to modify funding arrangements

5   

Power to modify or transfer functions

6   

Power to authorise delegation

7   

Consequential provision etc

General ministerial powers: supplementary

8   

Matters to be considered

9   

Devolution

10   

Procedure for orders

Addition to bodies and offices subject to general ministerial powers

11   

Power to amend Schedules 1 to 6

12   

Procedure for orders under section 11

Powers of Welsh Ministers

13   

Powers relating to environmental bodies

14   

Powers relating to environmental bodies: consequential provision etc

15   

Delegation etc

16   

Procedure for orders under sections 13 to 15

Powers in relation to forestry

17   

Powers relating to functions of Secretary of State

18   

Powers relating to Forestry Commissioners

19   

Procedure for orders under sections 17 and 18

Restrictions on powers

20   

Restriction on creation of functions

21   

Restriction on transfer and delegation of functions

22   

Restriction on creation of criminal offences

 

HL Bill 25                                                                                              

55/1

 
 

Public Bodies Bill [HL]

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Transfer of property, rights and liabilities

23   

Transfer schemes

24   

Transfer schemes: procedure

25   

Transfer schemes: taxation

Superannuation

26   

Scope of power to amend Schedule 1 to Superannuation Act 1972

Final

27   

Orders: supplementary

28   

Interpretation

29   

Extent

30   

Commencement

31   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

Power to abolish: bodies and offices

Schedule 2   —   

Power to merge: bodies and offices

Schedule 3   —   

Power to modify constitutional arrangements: bodies and

offices

Schedule 4   —   

Power to modify funding arrangements: bodies and offices

Schedule 5   —   

Power to modify or transfer functions: bodies and offices

Schedule 6   —   

Power to authorise delegation: bodies and offices

Schedule 7   —   

Bodies and offices subject to power to add to other Schedules

 
 

 
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