Government of Wales Act, 1998
The Government of Wales Act, 1998
or, to give it its full title An Act to establish and make provision about the National Assembly for Wales and the offices of Auditor General for Wales and Welsh Administration Ombudsman; to reform certain Welsh public bodies and abolish certain other Welsh public bodies; and for connected purposes.
, was an Act of Parliament
of the United Kingdom
passed in 1998 by the incoming Labour
government to create a National Assembly for Wales
It transferred most of the powers of the Secretary of State for Wales, and made provision for elections to the Assembly.