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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Part 6 – General

87.Part 6 provides for the territorial extent of the provisions of the Act and lays down the Parliamentary procedure which applies to orders and regulations made under powers contained in the Act. It also provides for the provisions of the Act to come into force in accordance with orders made by the Secretary of State (or by the Welsh Ministers in relation to a number of provisions in so far as they apply to Wales, or by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in Northern Ireland (‘DHSSPSNI’) in relation to a number of other provisions in so far as they relate to Northern Ireland, or by the Treasury in relation to Part 4). It confers power on the Secretary of State to make transitional, transitory, supplementary, incidental or consequential provision or savings by order. Power is also conferred on the Welsh Ministers to make transitional or transitory provision or savings in relation to those provisions of the Act which they have the power to commence.

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