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(1)This Act may be cited as the Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006.
(2)This Act comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by order made by statutory instrument.
(3)An order under subsection (2) may make—
(a)such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or
(b)such transitory, transitional or saving provision,
as the Secretary of State considers appropriate in connection with the coming into force of this Act.
(4)This Act extends to England and Wales only.
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