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154 Short title, commencement and extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Railways Act 1993.

(2)Except for section 1 and Schedule 1 (which come into force on the passing of this Act), this Act shall come into force on such day as may be specified in an order made by the Secretary of State; and different days may be so specified—

(a)for different provisions;

(b)for different purposes of the same provision; and

(c)for different areas within the United Kingdom.

(3)The following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland—

[F1(a)section 36(1), (4) and (5);]

(b)subsections (1), (2), (4) and (5) of section 66;

[F2(c)sections 124 and 129(3);]

(d)section 131;

(e)section 134;

(f)sections 143, 144, 146, 147(1) and (2) and 149 to 152, so far as relating to provisions of this Act which so extend;

(g)section 153;

(h)this section;

(j)paragraphs 6, 7 and 8 of Schedule 1, paragraph 10 of Schedule 2 and paragraph 9 of Schedule 3;

(k)Schedules 8 and 9;

(l)Schedule 11;

(m)the amendments and repeals made by Schedules 12 and 14, other than those relating to—

(i)section 6 of the M1Regulation of Railways Act 1889,

(ii)the M2Railway Fires Act 1905, and

(iii)the M3Railway Fires Act (1905) Amendment Act 1923,

to the extent that the enactments to which they relate so extend.

(4)Except as provided in subsection (3) above, this Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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F1S. 154(3)(a) substituted (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 252, Sch. 27 para. 44(2); S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II)

F2S. 154(3)(c) substituted (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 252, Sch. 27 para. 44(3); S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II); S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to savings and transitional provisions in Sch. 2 Pt. II)

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