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208Minor and consequential provision etcE+W+S

(1)Schedule 21 contains minor and consequential amendments.

(2)The Lord Chancellor may by order make any supplementary, incidental or consequential provision and any transitory, transitional or saving provision which the Lord Chancellor considers necessary or expedient—

(a)for the general purposes, or any particular purpose, of this Act, or

(b)in consequence of any provision made by or under it or for giving full effect to it.

(3)An order under this section may make provision amending, repealing or revoking (with or without savings) any provision of—

(a)an Act passed before or in the same session as this Act, or

(b)an instrument made under an Act before the passing of this Act.

(4)An order under this section may make such adaptations of provisions of this Act brought into force as appear to be necessary or expedient in consequence of other provisions of this Act not yet having come into force.

(5)Provision made under this section is additional, and without prejudice, to that made by or under any other provision of this Act.

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Commencement Information

I1S. 208 wholly in force: s. 208(2)-(5) in force at Royal Assent see s. 211(1): s. 208(1) in force at 31.3.2009 by S.I 2009/503, {art. 2(a)}

209Transitional and transitory provisionE+W+S

Schedule 22 contains transitional and transitory provision.

210RepealsE+W+S

Schedule 23 contains repeals (including repeals of spent provisions).

211CommencementE+W+S

(1)This section and sections 208(2) to (5), 212 and 214 come into force on the day this Act is passed.

(2)Subject to that, the provisions of this Act come into force on such day as may be appointed by order of the Lord Chancellor.

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Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 211 power partly exercised: 7.3.2008 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.I. 2008/222}, arts. 2, 3;

S. 211 power partly exercised: 30.6.2008 for specified provisions by {S.I. 2008/1436}, art. 2 (as amended by S.I. 2008/1591, art. 2);

S. 211 power partly exercised: 1.1.2009 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.I. 2008/3149}, art. 2;

S. 211 power partly exercised: 31.3.2009 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.I. 2009/503}, arts. 2, 3;

S. 211 power partly exercised: 1.7.2009 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.I. 2009/1365}, art. 2

S. 211 power partly exercised: 1.1.2010 appointed for specified provisions and purposes by {S.I. 2009/3250}, art. 2

212ExtentE+W+S

(1)Subject to subsections (2) and (3), this Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2)Sections 195 and 196(1) and Schedule 20 extend to Scotland only (and, for the purposes of those provisions, this Part also extends there).

(3)An amendment or repeal contained in this Act (and, for the purposes of such an amendment or repeal, this Part) has the same extent as the enactment or relevant part of the enactment to which the amendment or repeal relates.

213Index of defined expressionsE+W+S

Schedule 24 lists the places where expressions used in this Act are defined or otherwise explained.

214Short titleE+W+S

This Act may be cited as the Legal Services Act 2007.

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