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Legal Services Act 2007

Territorial Extent

5.This Act extends only to England and Wales, except for the provisions of sections 195 and 196(1) and Schedule 20 which extend to Scotland, and any amendments or repeals of legislation which extends to Scotland or Northern Ireland, which have the same extent as the enactment (or relevant part of the enactment) to which the amendment or repeal relates.

6.There is no effect on the National Assembly and no other effect specifically in relation to Wales.

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