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(1)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Defence Service Act 2006.
(2)This Act, except this section, shall come into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may by order made by statutory instrument appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.
(3)The Lord Chancellor may by order made by statutory instrument make such transitional provision or savings as he thinks fit in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.
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