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(1)The following provisions come into force on Royal Assent—
sections 4 and 6
rules 4 and 8 to 11 of schedule 1 (and section 1(1) in so far as it introduces them)
paragraphs 1, 4 and 9 of schedule 3 (and section 1(3) in so far as it introduces those paragraphs)
(2)Section 3 also comes into force on Royal Assent (but, during the period before the rest of this Act comes into force, a motion for a resolution under that section may be moved only by a member of the SPCB).
(3)The rest of this Act comes into force on the first day of the month which follows the month which includes the day falling 6 months after Royal Assent.
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