Transfer of Functions (Agriculture and Food) Order / Transfer of Functions (Agriculture and Fisheries and Food) Order

Applies to the whole UK

Title: Transfer of Functions (Agriculture and Food) Order / Transfer of Functions (Agriculture and Fisheries and Food) Order

Category: UK Regulations

Date: 1999 / 2000

Reference: 1999/3141 [Full text] / 2000/1812 [Full text]

General Description:

These Orders transfer the roles of the Secretary of State for Scotland, the Secretary of State for Wales and the Secretary of State in the exercise of certain functions relating to agriculture and food to the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Their purpose is to transfer functions which are in practice exercised by the Secretary of State for Scotland or the Secretary of State for Wales and which have become unnecessary following the devolution of functions to the Scottish Parliament and Executive and to the National Assembly for Wales.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Devolution

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