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(1)The Secretary of State may make orders suspending, or later reviving, the operation of section 3.
(2)A suspension order under subsection (1) shall, subject to any later revival order, prevent—
(a)the granting of a declaration on an application already made under section 3, and
(b)the release of a person under section 4 or 6 pursuant to a declaration already granted.
(3)The Secretary of State may make orders suspending, or later reviving, the operation of section 10.
(4)A suspension order under subsection (1) or (3) shall have no effect in relation to a sentence in respect of which a licence under this Act is current or suspended when the order comes into force; but the order shall have effect in relation to the sentence if the licence is revoked after the order comes into force.
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