2Inquiries to which these Regulations apply
These Regulations apply to inquiries in relation to which the National Assembly for Wales is entitled to recover its costs under or by virtue of the following provisions, namely—
(a) section 250(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 (general provisions as to costs of inquiries),
(b) section 129(1)(d) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (costs of an inquiry under that Act),
(c) section 69(5) of the Land Drainage Act 1991 (costs of an inquiry under that Act),
if the inquiry opens on or after the date on which these Regulations come into force.
Specified date: 29 November 2002: see reg 1(1).
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations, which apply to Wales, apply where the National Assembly for Wales is authorised under or by virtue of specified provisions to recover its costs in connection with the holding of an inquiry under certain enactments, namely:
(a) the Local Government Act 1972;
(b) the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984; and
(c) the Land Drainage Act 1991.
They specify a standard amount which may be charged for each day on which the inquiry sits or the person appointed to hold it is otherwise engaged on work connected with it. The amount is £566 if the inquiry opens on or after the day when these Regulations come into force (29 November 2002) but before 1 April 2003 and £645 if the inquiry opens on or after 1 April 2003.