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1(1)The powers conferred by section 2(2) of this Act to make provision for the purposes mentioned in section 2(2) (a) and (b) shall not include power—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)to make any provision imposing or increasing taxation; or

(b)to make any provision taking effect from a date earlier than that of the making of the instrument containing the provision; or

(c)to confer any power to legislate by means of orders, rules, regulations or other subordinate instrument, other than rules of procedure for any court or tribunal; or

(d)to create any new criminal offence punishable with imprisonment for more than two years or punishable on summary conviction with imprisonment for more than three months or with a fine of more than [F1level 5 on the standard scale] (if not calculated on a daily basis) or with a fine of more than [F2£100 a day].

(2)Sub-paragraph (1)(c) above shall not be taken to preclude the modification of a power to legislate conferred otherwise than under section 2(2), or the extension of any such power to purposes of the like nature as those for which it was conferred; and a power to give directions as to matters of administration is not to be regarded as a power to legislate within the meaning of sub-paragraph (1)(c).

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F2Words substituted by Criminal Law Act 1977 (c. 45, SIF 39:1), s. 32(3)

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C1Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(a)(c)(d) excluded (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 51, s. 2(4)

C2Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(c) excluded (20.6.2003) by 2002 c. 40, ss. 209(8), 279; S.I. 2003/1397, art. 2, Sch.

C3Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (27.9.1993) by 1993 c. 36, s. 70(2)

Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (30.11.2000) by 2000 c. 37, s. 81(2)

C4Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (20.11.2003) by Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), ss. 307(2)(3), 336

C5Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (12.11.2009) by Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (c. 25), ss. 143(1), 182(1)(c) (with s. 180)

C6Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (25.4.2013) by Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (c. 24), ss. 75, 103(1)

C7Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) excluded (25.4.2013) by Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (c. 24), ss. 78, 103(1)

C8Sch. 2 para. 1(1)(d) applied (with modifications) (31.1.2017 for specified purposes) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), ss. 144, 183(3)(5)(e)

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