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(1)This Act may be cited as the Greater London Authority Act 2007.
(2)This Act and the GLA Act 1999 may be cited together as the Greater London Authority Acts 1999 and 2007.
(3)This Act does not extend to Scotland or Northern Ireland.
(4)The following provisions of this Act come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—
(a)this Part, other than section 57 and Schedule 2,
(b)any power under or by virtue of this Act to make regulations or an order.
(5)Sections 28 and 46 come into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.
(6)Sections 12 to 14 have effect in relation to financial years beginning on or after an appointed day.
(7)Subject to subsection (8), the other provisions of this Act come into force on an appointed day.
(8)Any repeal in Schedule 2 (and section 57 so far as relating to the repeal) comes into force in the same way as the provisions of this Act to which the repeal relates.
(9)In this section “appointed day” means such day or days as the Secretary of State may by order appoint; and different days may be so appointed for different purposes.
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