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Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:
1In section 24(1B) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (exceptions to summary trial for indictable offences of persons aged under 18), omit the “ or ” at the end of paragraph (a) and, at the end of paragraph (b), insert “or E+W+S+N.I.
(c)section 29(3) of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (minimum sentences in certain cases of using someone to mind a weapon) would apply if he were convicted of the offence.”
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