1 Name, commencement, application and interpretation

(1)    This Order is called the Library Advisory Council for Wales Abolition and Consequential Amendments Order 2004.

(2)    This Order comes into force on 1st April 2004.

(3)    This Order applies to Wales.

(4)    In this Order—

“the 1964 Act” (“Deddf 1964”) means the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964;

“the Council” (“y Cyngor”) means the Library Advisory Council established for Wales and Monmouthshire under section 2 of the 1964 Act, known as the Library and Information Services Council (Wales); and

“the National Assembly” (“y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol”) means the National Assembly for Wales.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2004: see para (2) above.

2 Abolition of the Council

2Abolition of the Council

(1)    The Council and its functions are abolished.

(2)    All property and rights to which the Council is entitled and any liabilities to which the Council is subject are transferred to the National Assembly.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2004: see art 1(2).

3 Consequential Amendments

3Consequential Amendments

(1)    Section 2 of the 1964 Act is amended as follows:

(a)    for subsection (1) substitute—

“(1)    There shall be a Library Advisory Council for England and it shall be the duty of the Council to advise the Secretary of State upon such matters connected with the provision or use of library facilities whether under this Act or otherwise as it thinks fit, and upon any questions referred to it by him.”;

(b)    In subsection (2) substitute “the” for “each” (in both places);

(c)    In subsection (3) substitute “The” for “Each”;

(d)    In subsection (4) substitute “the” for “either”;

(e)    In subsection (5) substitute “The” for “Each” and “the ” for “a ”.

(2)    In Part 2 of Schedule 1A to the Race Relations Act 1976, the entry relating to the Library and Information Services Council (Wales) is repealed.

(3)    In Part 6 of Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the entry relating to the Library and Information Services Council (Wales) is repealed.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2004: see art 1(2).

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Signature

Signed on behalf of the National Assembly for Wales under section 66(1) of the Government of Wales Act 1998

D Elis-Thomas

The Presiding Officer of the National Assembly

17th March 2004

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order abolishes the Library Advisory Council for Wales (known as 'the Library and Information Services Council (Wales)') and transfers all its property and rights and any liabilities to the National Assembly for Wales. The Order also makes amendments consequential upon the abolition of the Council.