Public Lending Right

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 20th May 2013.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether the transfer of public lending rights functions to the British Library will require primary legislation.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

The Registrar of Public Lending Right is listed in schedule 1 of the Public Bodies Act 2011, which confers a series of order-making powers on Ministers to abolish, merge, or modify constitutional or funding arrangements, or modify or transfer functions of public bodies through secondary legislation.

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