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Final provisionsE+W+S

22 Short title, commencement and extentE+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the State Pension Credit Act 2002.

(2)This section and sections 19 and 20 come into force on the passing of this Act.

(3)Except as provided by subsection (2), this Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.

(4)Any order under this section may make such transitional provision as appears to the Secretary of State to be necessary or expedient in connection with the provisions brought into force by the order.

(5)Any amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the enactment to which it relates (unless otherwise provided).

(6)Subject to that, this Act extends to England and Wales and Scotland only.

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 22(3) power partly exercised: 2.7.2002 appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 2002/1691, art. 2; 3.9.2002 appointed for specified provision by S.I. 2002/2248, art. 2