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Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:
(1)Any power of the Secretary of State to make orders or regulations under this Act includes power—
(a)to make different provision for different cases or circumstances;
(b)to make such incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provision as the Secretary of State thinks fit.
(2)Any power of the Secretary of State to make orders or regulations under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.
(3)No order may be made under this Act unless a draft of the order has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.
(4)No regulations may be made under section 30, 31, 32, 33 or 45 unless a draft of the regulations has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.
(5)A statutory instrument containing regulations under any other provision of this Act shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
(6)This section does not apply to orders under section 55(2).
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