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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Section 170: Commencement

552.Section 170 makes provision for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act. This section provides that the Act, with certain exceptions, will come into force on a day appointed by order of the appropriate authority. The exceptions to this provision are Part 6 (general) of the Act (except section 166 and Schedule 15 (repeals)), and any other provision of the Act (except section 111 or Schedule 8) so far as it confers power to make orders and regulations or defines any expression relevant to the exercise of any such power. In these cases the provisions came into force on the day on which the Act received Royal Assent.

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