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(1)Subject to this section, this Act comes into force on 1st March 2007.

(2)In this section—

(a)the 1977 Act” means the National Health Service Act 1977 (c. 49), and

(b)the 2006 Act” means the Health Act 2006 (c. 28).

(3)Subsection (4) applies to—

(a)subsections (1) and (2) of section 40 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (c. 15) and section 28J of, and Schedule 8A to, the 1977 Act as inserted by those subsections (see section 102 of, and Schedule 7 to, this Act),

(b)subsection (7) of section 45 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 (c. 41) and paragraph 2(2B) of Schedule 8 to the 1977 Act as substituted by that subsection (see paragraph 2(7) of Schedule 15 to this Act),

(c)paragraph 3 of the Schedule to the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 (Consequential Modifications) (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (S.I. 2006/1056) and section 41B(2) and (6)(b) of the 1977 Act as amended by that paragraph (see section 82 of this Act),

(d)sub-paragraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph 5 of that Schedule and section 4A(1) and (3) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) as amended by those sub-paragraphs (see section 9 of this Act),

(e)sub-paragraph (c) of paragraph 5 of that Schedule and section 4A(4) of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) as added by that sub-paragraph (see section 9 of this Act),

(f)section 34 of the 2006 Act, and section 42B of the 1977 Act as inserted by that section (see section 85 of this Act),

(g)section 35 of the 2006 Act, and subsections (2B) and (2C) of section 42 of the 1977 Act as inserted by that section (see section 83 of this Act),

(h)subsection (1) of section 36 of the 2006 Act, and section 43(2) of the 1977 Act as substituted by that subsection (see section 86 of this Act),

(i)subsection (2) of section 42 of the 2006 Act, and paragraph 2A(1)(b) of Schedule 12 to the 1977 Act as substituted by that subsection (see section 129 of this Act),

(j)sections 44 to 55 of the 2006 Act, and sections 76 to 78 of that Act so far as relating to those sections (see Part 10 of this Act),

(k)section 56 of, and paragraph 24(a) of Schedule 8 to, that Act and—

(i)section 98 of the 1977 Act as substituted by section 56 of that Act, and

(ii)Schedule 12B to the 1977 Act as inserted by that section,

(see section 178 of, and Schedule 9 to, this Act),

(l)paragraphs 7(2) and (3), 29 and 46 of Schedule 8 to, the 2006 Act (which relate to primary ophthalmic services) and—

(i)the 1977 Act,

(ii)section 4A of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990, and

(iii)Schedule 1 to the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (c. 15),

to the extent that a provision mentioned in any of sub-paragraphs (i) to (iii), as amended by any of those provisions of the 2006 Act, relates to primary ophthalmic services,

(m)paragraphs 10, 12(b), 13(3) and (4), 14, 18, 19, 21(a) and 24(b) of Schedule 8 to the 2006 Act (which relate to the substitution of “optometrist” for “ophthalmic optician”) and any provision of the 1977 Act as amended by such a provision.

(4)To the extent that—

(a)this Act re-enacts a provision to which this subsection applies, and

(b)the provision has not come into force before the commencement of this Act,

the re-enactment by this Act of the provision does not come into force until the provision which is re-enacted comes into force; and the re-enactment comes into force immediately after, and to the extent that, the provision which is re-enacted comes into force.

(5)Accordingly, the re-enactment by this Act of the provision does not affect any power to bring the provision into force.

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