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(1)This Act may be cited as the Armed Forces Act 2001.
(2)Subject to subsections (3) and (4), this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.
(3)The following provisions shall come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—
(f)Parts 4 and 5 of Schedule 6, and section 34 so far as relating to those Parts, and
(g)Parts 4 to 6 of Schedule 7, and section 38 so far as relating to those Parts.
(4)The repeal by this Act of section 1 of the Armed Forces Act 1996 (c. 46) shall come into force on 1st September 2001.
(5)An order under subsection (2) may appoint different days for different purposes.
(6)An order under subsection (2) may contain such transitional provisions and savings as appear to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in connection with the provisions brought into force by the order.
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