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(1)This Act may be cited as the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994.
(2)The provisions of this Act set out below shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, that is to say—
(a)sections 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21 and 31,
(b)Schedules 2 to 4,
(e)section 39 and Schedule 11 so far as relating to sections 93A and 133 of the Fair Trading Act 1973, the Energy Act 1976, the Competition Act 1980, the Building Societies Act 1986, the Financial Services Act 1986, the Companies Act 1989 and the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1990,
(f)Part II, and
(g)section 81 and Schedule 17 so far as relating to the Fair Trading Act 1973, the Competition Act 1980, the Telecommunications Act 1984, the Gas Act 1986, the Building Societies Act 1986, the Financial Services Act 1986, the Electricity Act 1989, the Companies Act 1989, the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1990, the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 and the Railways Act 1993.
(3)The provisions of this Act set out below shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed, that is to say—
(a)Chapter I of Part I,
(b)sections 14, 18, 25 to 30, 32 to 34 and 37,
(c)section 39 and Schedule 11 so far as relating to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and the Charities Act 1993,
(e)sections 41, 54 and 55,
(f)section 57(1) so far as relating to paragraph 14(1)(c) and (d) of Schedule 13, and paragraph 14(1)(c) and (d) of Schedule 13,
(g)section 81 and Schedule 17 so far as relating to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the Weights and Measures Act 1985, the Charities Act 1992 and the Charities Act 1993, and
(4)The remaining provisions of this Act, other than section 36(2), shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.
(5)An order under subsection (4) above may include such transitional provisions and savings as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into force of section 36(1) or Chapters III and IV of Part I of this Act.
(6)Section 36(2) shall come into force on such day as the Department of Economic Development in Northern Ireland may by order appoint.
(7)An order under subsection (6) above—
(a)may contain such transitional provisions as appear to the Department of Economic Development in Northern Ireland to be necessary or expedient in connection with the coming into force of section 36(2), and
(b)shall be a statutory rule for the purposes of M1 the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979.
(8)Except in so far as any provision of this Act otherwise provides, this Act, other than Chapter I of Part I and this section, does not extend to Northern Ireland.
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