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Where a person becomes, under paragraph 2(d) of Schedule 1, liable to dismissal or, under paragraph 7(4) of Schedule 4, ineligible for appointment—
(a)by reason that his estate has been sequestrated, he shall cease to be so liable or ineligible—
(i)in the case of the sequestration of his estate being recalled or reduced, on the date of that event; and
(ii)in any other case, on his obtaining a discharge;
(b)by reason of his having made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his creditors, he shall cease to be so liable or ineligible—
(i)in the case of his paying his debts in full, on the date on which the payment is completed; and
(ii)in any other case, at the end of the period of five years beginning with the date on which the terms of the deed of composition or arrangement or trust deed are fulfilled.
In this Act “enactment” includes—
(a)an Act of the Scottish Parliament,
(b)an instrument made under an Act of the Scottish Parliament, and
(c)Northern Ireland legislation.
The enactments listed in Schedule 8 are hereby repealed to the extent specified.
Expenditure of the Secretary of State in consequence of this Act shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament.
(1)Subject to subsections (5) to (8), the preceding provisions of this Act shall come into force in accordance with provision made by the Secretary of State by order.
(2)An order under this section—
(a)may make provision which applies only for a specified purpose;
(b)may make different provision for different purposes;
(c)may make transitional, consequential or incidental provision.
(3)An order under this section in respect of Schedule 1 may, in particular, make provision to have effect in place of the provision relating to bankruptcy restrictions orders while the enactment conferring power to make those orders has not come into force.
(4)An order under this section shall be made by statutory instrument.
(5)Section 104 (and the relevant entry in Schedule 8) shall come into force on the passing of this Act.
(6)Section 105 shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which this Act is passed.
(7)Section 112 (and the relevant entry in Schedule 8) shall come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which this Act is passed.
(8)Section 114 (and the relevant entry in Schedule 8) shall come into force on the passing of this Act.
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Subordinate Legislation Made
(1)The following provisions of this Act make provision about extent or territorial application—
(a)section 14 (in relation to Part 1),
(b)section 17 (in relation to Part 2),
(c)section 77 (in relation to Part 3),
(d)section 91 (in relation to Part 4),
(e)section 102 (in relation to Part 5), and
(f)sections 103(6), 109(2) and 112(9) (in Part 6).
(2)An amendment or repeal of an enactment effected by this Act shall have the same extent as the enactment (or the relevant part of the enactment) amended or repealed.
(a)has effect despite any of the provisions listed in subsection (1), but
(b)does not apply to section 109.
This Act may be cited as the Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003.
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