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(1) After section 377 of the GLA Act 1999 (assistance by Mayor for museums, galleries etc) insert—“377A The Mayor's duty to exercise certain powers of appointment
(1) Subsection (2) below applies where any power to make an appointment of a prescribed description in the case of a prescribed body is exercisable by the Mayor.
(2) If the body requests the Mayor to exercise the power, he must do so as soon as reasonably practicable after the making of the request.
(3) Any request under subsection (2) above must be in writing.
(a) an instrument of any description states that an appointment of a particular description is to be made by the Mayor, and
(b) the circumstances are such that an appointment of that description falls to be made,
the power to make the appointment is to be taken for the purposes of this section to be a power exercisable by the Mayor.
(5) In this section “prescribed” means specified in, or determined in accordance with, an order made by the Secretary of State.
(6) Different descriptions (and different numbers) of appointments may be prescribed under this section in the case of different bodies.
(7) The only bodies that may be prescribed under this section are bodies that have functions relating to sport, culture or the arts.”.
(2) In section 380 of the GLA Act 1999 (delegation of Authority's functions under Part 10) in subsection (6) (exceptions) for the word “or” at the end of paragraph (a) substitute the following paragraph—
“(aa) in relation to any function of making an appointment in a case where section 377A above applies; or”.
(3) In section 420 of the GLA Act 1999 (regulations and orders) in subsection (8) (orders requiring negative resolution Parliamentary procedure) insert at the appropriate place—
Royal Assent (for the purposes of the power by virtue of this section to make regulations or an order): 23 October 2007: see s 59(4)(b).
To be appointed (for remaining purposes): see s 59(7).