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(1)An order under any of the preceding provisions of this Act may (without prejudice to the generality of the power under which it is made) make provision—
(a)for an activity to be prohibited unless authorised by a licence granted by a person specified in the order;
(b)creating exceptions from any provision of the order;
(c)requiring persons to keep (and produce) records;
(d)requiring persons to provide information to any person specified in the order;
(e)about the purposes for which information held in connection with anything done under or by virtue of the order may be used;
(f)about the persons to whom any such information may be disclosed;
(g)creating indictable offences, summary offences or offences triable either way (subject to the limitation that no offence so created shall be punishable on indictment with imprisonment for a term exceeding 10 years); and
(h)for the enforcement of the order (including provision as to the powers and duties of any person who is to enforce it).
(2)Such an order may—
(a)make provision binding the Crown;
(b)amend, repeal or revoke, or apply (with or without modifications) provisions of any Act or subordinate legislation;
(c)provide for any reference in the order to a document (including a technical list by reference to which any Community provision or international obligation operates) to take effect as a reference to that document as revised or re-issued from time to time;
(d)make incidental, supplementary and transitional provision; and
(e)make different provision for different cases and different circumstances.
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