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(1)This Act may be cited as the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006.
(2)This Act, other than—
(d)section 60 and the repeal in section 18(1) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37); and
shall come into force on such day as the relevant national authority may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes, including different areas.
(3)In subsection (2) “the relevant national authority”—
(a)in relation to section 45 or 46 so far as it authorises the exercise of powers in relation to pupils of schools in Wales or students at institutions in Wales that are within the further education sector, means the National Assembly for Wales; and
(b)in all other cases, means the Secretary of State.
(4)Section 49, Schedule 1, section 62 and this Part extend to the United Kingdom, except that—
(a)the amendments or repeals specified in Schedule 1 extend only so far as the enactments amended or repealed;
(b)the repeals by Schedule 5 of the Licensed Premises (Exclusion of Certain Persons) Act 1980 (c. 32) and of the enactments amending that Act extend to England and Wales only;
(c)the repeal by that Schedule of section 141(3) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33) extends to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only;
(d)the other repeals specified in that Schedule extend only so far as the enactments repealed.
(5)Sections 28 to 41 and 50 extend to Great Britain only.
(6)Section 51 and Schedule 2 and section 59(2) extend to Northern Ireland only.
(7)Section 54 and Schedule 4 and sections 55 to 58 extend to England and Wales and Northern Ireland only.
(8)The other provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales only.
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