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Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995

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12Repeal of the 1988 Act scheme and transitional provisions

(1)Sections 108 to 117 of, and Schedules 6 and 7 to, the [1988 c. 33.] Criminal Justice Act 1988 (the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme) shall cease to have effect.

(2)The arrangements for compensation for criminal injuries in operation immediately before the passing of this Act (“the current arrangements”) shall continue in force until the date on which the Scheme comes into force (“the commencement date”).

(3)At any time before the commencement date, the Secretary of State may make such alterations to the current arrangements as he considers appropriate.

(4)The current arrangements shall cease to have effect on the commencement date.

(5)The Scheme may include such transitional provision (“the transitional arrangements”) as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in consequence of the replacement of the current arrangements by the Scheme.

(6)The transitional arrangements may, in particular, provide for the basis on which compensation is to be calculated in cases to which the transitional arrangements apply to differ from that on which compensation is to be calculated in other cases.

(7)The repeals set out in the Schedule shall have effect.

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