1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Contracting Out (Functions in relation to Apsley House) Order 2002 and shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2002: see above.

2 Contracting out of functions

2Contracting out of functions

The functions now vested in the Secretary of State under sections 2, 5(1) and 5(3) of the Wellington Museum Act 1947 may be exercised by, or by employees of, such person (if any) as may be authorised in that behalf by the Secretary of State.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 March 2002: see art 1.

Signature

Tessa Jowell
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

28th February 2002

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order enables the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport to authorise another person (or that person's employees) to perform her functions under sections 2, 5(1) and 5(3) of the Wellington Museum Act 1947 in relation to the maintenance of Apsley House and using specified parts of it as a museum for the preservation and exhibition to the public of certain chattels associated with the first Duke of Wellington or his times, and for the purpose of Government entertainment and, with the Duke of Wellington's consent, for any other public purpose not inconsistent with its use as a museum.