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Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000

Section 8: interpretation etc

76.This section deals with commencement and other issues. By subsection (3) commencement orders other than in respect of section 6, may be made separately as respects each of England and Wales.

77.The effect of subsection (7) is that regulations made under the provisions of this Act which amend the Children Act, will be made in respect of England by the Secretary of State and in respect of Wales by the National Assembly for Wales.

78.Subsection (8) puts it beyond doubt that section 8(7) does not affect any power to vary or revoke the reference to the Children Act in the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 by further Order.

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