Schedule 5Commencement and transitional provisions

Commencement of this Act

1(1)Section 8(1), (2) and (4) of this Act and this paragraph shall come into force on the passing of this Act.

(2)Subject to sub-paragraph (1) above, the provisions of this Act shall not come into force until such date or dates as the Secretary of State may by order appoint for those provisions or any of them.

(3)Different days may be appointed under this paragraph for different purposes of the relevant provisions (that is to say, the provisions to which sub-paragraph (2) above applies) or for the same purposes in relation to different cases or classes of case ; and if that is done, or if different days are appointed for different provisions, then

(a)an order under this paragraph may contain such incidental or supplemental provisions as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient as respects the period or any part of the period when the relevant provisions are to have a partial operation only and, in particular, may contain provisions modifying and supplementing, in relation to the period to which the order is to apply, the relevant provisions or the provisions of any Act amended by this Act; and

(b)any provision made in pursuance of paragraph (a) above may be varied or revoked by a subsequent order of the Secretary of State.

(4)Section 107(4) of the Insurance Act (which provides for orders under that Act to be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament) shall not apply to any order under this paragraph, but a statutory instrument containing any such order shall be laid before Parliament after being made.