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Access to Justice Act 1999

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Part VIISupplementary

105Transitional provisions and savings

Schedule 14 (transitional provisions and savings) has effect.

106Repeals and revocations

Schedule 15 (repeals and revocations) has effect.

107Crown application

This Act binds the Crown.

108Commencement

(1)Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the preceding provisions of this Act shall come into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes and, in the case of section 67(2), for different areas.

(2)Section 45 shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

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

(a)in Part II, sections 32 to 34,

(b)Part IV, apart from section 66 and Schedule 9 and sections 67(2) and 71,

(c)in Part V, sections 74 to 76, 81, 82, 84, 86 and 87 and Schedule 10,

(d)in Part VI, section 104,

(e)Schedule 14,

(f)in Schedule 15, Part III and Part V(1) and (5), apart from the provisions specified in subsection (4), and

(g)section 107.

(4)The provisions excepted from subsection (3)(f) are the repeal of section 67(8) of the [1980 c. 43.] Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (and that in Schedule 11 to the [1989 c. 41.] Children Act 1989) contained in Part V(1) of Schedule 15.

109Extent

(1)Sections 32 to 34 and 73(2) extend to Scotland.

(2)Sections 98(2) and (3) and 104(2) extend to Northern Ireland.

(3)Sections 68, 101, 102 and 103 extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(4)The other provisions of this Act which make amendments or repeals or revocations in other enactments also have the same extent as the enactments which they amend or repeal or revoke.

(5)Subject to subsection (4), the provisions of this Part (including paragraph 1, but not the rest, of Schedule 14) extend to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(6)Subject to the preceding provisions, this Act extends to England and Wales.

(7)For the purposes of the [1998 c. 46.] Scotland Act 1998 this Act, so far as it extends to Scotland, shall be taken to be a pre-commencement enactment within the meaning of that Act.

110Short title

This Act may be cited as the Access to Justice Act 1999.

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