Part 13General

265Power to make consequential and transitional provision etc.

(1)The Secretary of State may by order make—

(a)such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision, or

(b)such transitory, transitional or saving provision,

as the Secretary of State thinks appropriate for the general purposes, or any particular purpose, of this Act or in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, any provision made by this Act.

(2)An order under this section may in particular—

(a)provide for any provision of this Act which comes into force before another provision made by or under this or any other Act has come into force to have effect, until that other provision has come into force, with specified modifications;

(b)amend, repeal, revoke or otherwise modify any provision of—

(i)an Act passed before or in the same Session as this Act, or

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

(3)Nothing in this section limits the powers conferred by section 262(3)(c) or 269(8)(b).

(4)The amendments that may be made by virtue of subsection (2)(b) are in addition to those that are made by any other provision of this Act.