Railways Act 2005

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(1)This Act may be cited as the Railways Act 2005.

(2)This Act (apart from this section and section 56(1)) shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State by order appoints; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(3)The Secretary of State may by order make such transitional provisions and savings in connection with the bringing into force of—

(a)section 21,

(b)Part 4 of this Act, or

(c)the repeal of sections 37 to 49 of the 1993 Act or of Schedule 5 to that Act (closures),

as he thinks fit.

(4)An order containing provision made by virtue of subsection (3) is subject to the negative resolution procedure.

(5)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales only—

(a)section 13;

(b)section 39; and

(c)section 52.

(6)This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.