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The Schedule contains repeals.
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(1)The provisions of this Act come into force as follows—
(a)sections 1 to 9 and Parts 1 and 2 of the Schedule come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint;
(b)section 10 and Part 3 of the Schedule come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed;
(c)sections 11 and 12 and Part 4 of the Schedule come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint;
(d)sections 13 and 14 come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed;
(e)sections 15 to 17 and Part 5 of the Schedule come into force on 6 April 2009;
(f)sections 18 and 19 come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint;
(g)the remaining provisions of this Act come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.
(2)An order under subsection (1) is to be made by statutory instrument.
(3)An order under subsection (1) may—
(a)appoint different days for different purposes;
(b)contain transitional provision, or savings.
This Act may be cited as the Employment Act 2008.
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