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(1)The following provisions come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)sections 74 and 75,

(b)sections 79, 80(3) to (8), 81 and 82, this section and section 84,

(c)paragraphs 36, 53 and 54 of Schedule 8,

(d)section 80(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs, and

(e)(except for section 36(2)) any other provision of this Act so far as it—

(i)confers power to make an order or regulations, or

(ii)defines any expression relevant to the exercise of any such power.

Subsections (2)(b) and (3) to (6) have effect subject to paragraph (e).

(2)The following provisions come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)section 36(2), and

(b)so far as extending to Scotland—

(i)section 73,

(ii)paragraph 55 of Schedule 8, and

(iii)section 80(1) so far as relating to that paragraph.

(3)Part 5 comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State, after consulting the National Assembly for Wales, may by order appoint.

(4)The following provisions come into force in relation to Wales on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint—

(a)Chapter 1 of Part 1 and sections 76 and 77 so far as relating to offences under that Chapter, and

(b)paragraph 24(a) of Schedule 8 and section 80(1) so far as relating to that paragraph.

(5)The following provisions come into force on such day as the National Assembly for Wales may by order appoint—

(a)Chapter 1 of Part 3 and sections 76 to 78 so far as relating to the Assembly's functions under that Chapter (see section 24) or to offences committed in relation to those functions,

(b)Chapter 1 of Part 4 so far as relating to the Assembly's functions under sections 42 and 42B of the 1977 Act,

(c)Chapter 3 of Part 4 and sections 76 to 78 so far as relating to the Assembly's counter fraud functions in relation to the health service in Wales (see section 44) or to offences committed in relation to those functions,

(d)section 56, Schedule 3 and paragraph 44 of Schedule 8 so far as relating to Welsh NHS bodies,

(e)paragraphs 43 and 62 of Schedule 8,

(f)so far as relating to Welsh NHS bodies, any provision of Schedule 9 which repeals or revokes an enactment amending or repealing section 98 of the 1977 Act, and

(g)section 80(1) and (2) so far as relating to the provisions in paragraphs (d), (e) and (f).

In this subsection “Welsh NHS body” has the meaning given by paragraph 2 of the Schedule 12B inserted by Schedule 3.

(6)The following provisions come into force on such day as the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety may by order appoint—

(a)Chapter 1 of Part 3 so far as relating to the functions of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety under that Chapter (see section 24), and

(b)sections 76 and 77 so far as relating to offences committed in relation to those functions.

(7)Otherwise, this Act comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

(8)Different days may be appointed for different provisions, different purposes or different areas.

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