9.The Act consists of textual amendments to existing Acts. On the whole, the Acts in question extend to England and Wales and Scotland. But NMWA 1998, which is amended in sections 8 to 14, also extends to Northern Ireland.
10.The Act does not legislate in devolved matters in Scotland.
11.The Act does not legislate in relation to matters which are devolved in Wales. No provisions apply solely to Wales.
12.The Act does not legislate in transferred matters. Sections 8 to 14, which amend NMWA 1998, extend to Northern Ireland.