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(2)The Secretary of State may by order make such consequential modifications of any provision contained in any public general Act passed before the appointed day as appear to him necessary or expedient in respect of—
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(3)The Secretary of State may by order make such consequential modifications of any provision contained in—
(a)any Act passed before the appointed day which is not a public general Act; or
(b)any subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the M1Interpretation Act 1978) made before that day,
as appear to him necessary or expedient.
(4)An order under subsection (2) or (3) above shall be made by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
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