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Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003

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40Commencement

(1)Sections 1 to 3, 17, 31, 32(12), 35(b) and 39 come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

(2)Sections 4, 5, 9 and 10 come into force—

(a)in relation to England, on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint;

(b)in relation to Scotland, on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint;

(c)in relation to Wales, on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint;

(d)in relation to Northern Ireland, on such day as the Department of the Environment may by order appoint.

(3)Section 18 comes into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint.

(4)Sections 19 and 35(c) come into force on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint.

(5)Section 20 comes into force on such day as the Department of the Environment may by order appoint.

(6)Section 32(1) to (9) comes into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(7)Section 35(a) comes into force—

(a)in relation to England, on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint;

(b)in relation to Wales, on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint.

(8)Any power under this section to appoint a day includes power to appoint different days for different purposes.

(9)A person who has power under this section to appoint a day for the coming into force of a provision may by order make in connection with the coming into force of that provision such transitional provision as the person considers necessary or expedient.

(10)Any power to make an order under this section is exercisable by statutory instrument, subject to subsection (11).

(11)Any power of the Department of the Environment to make an order under this section is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1573 (N.I. 12)).

41Extent

(1)Subject to the following provisions, this Act extends to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

(2)Sections 17, 19, 29 to 31, 32(1) to (11), 33, 34 and 35(a) and (c) extend only to England and Wales.

(3)Section 18 extends only to Scotland.

(4)Section 20 extends only to Northern Ireland.

(5)Sections 32(12), 35(b) and 38 extend only to England and Wales, and Scotland.

42Short title

This Act may be cited as the Waste and Emissions Trading Act 2003.

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