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National Lottery Act 1998

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27Short title, interpretation, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the National Lottery Act 1998.

(2)In this Act “the 1993 Act” means the [1993 c. 39.] National Lottery etc. Act 1993.

(3)The following provisions of this Act, namely—

(a)section 1,

(b)Schedule 1, and

(c)Part I of Schedule 5 and section 26 so far as relating to that Part of that Schedule,

shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order made by statutory instrument; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.

(4)The following provisions of this Act, namely—

(a)this section,

(b)sections 6 to 12 and 15 to 25,

(c)Schedules 2 to 4, and

(d)section 26 and Part II of Schedule 5, so far as relating to the repeals in section 22 of, and paragraphs 2, 3 and 6 of Schedule 5 to, the 1993 Act,

shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(5)The remaining provisions of this Act shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(6)The power conferred by subsection (3) above to make an order includes power to make incidental, consequential, supplemental or transitional provision or savings (including power to amend enactments).

(7)This Act extends to Northern Ireland.

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