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The Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

It was passed in 1998 by the Labour government to create a National Assembly for Wales.

Background

The Act led to the establishment of the National Assembly for Wales in 1999, after the Welsh devolution referendum, 1997 which narrowly approved devolution.

Provisions

The Act's provisions include the following:

See also