European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Bill
Repeal the European Communities Act 1972 and related legislation; and forconnected purposes.
by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice andconsent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this presentParliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
1Repeal of European Communities Act 1972
(1)The European Communities Act 1972 is repealed.(2)Secondary legislation made under that Act shall continue in force unless it issubsequently amended or repealed, and any such amendments or repeals maybe made by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of aresolution of either House of Parliament.
(1)The Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument repeal anyAct which is rendered obsolete by virtue of the repeal in section 1.(2)No order may be made under subsection (1) unless a draft of the order has beenlaid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.
3Short title, commencement and extent
(1)This Act may be cited as the European Communities Act 1972 (Repeal) Act2012.(2)This Act comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint byorder made by statutory instrument.(3)This Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.