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(1)The following provisions of this Act come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)in Part 3 (marine planning)—

(i)paragraphs 4(1) to (4), 5 and 6 of Schedule 5 (statement of public participation relating to MPS) and, so far as relating to those paragraphs, paragraphs 1 and 2 of that Schedule;

(ii)sections 44(1)(b) and (5) and 45(4), so far as relating to those paragraphs;

(b)this Part, other than section 321 and Schedule 22;

(c)any power of a Minister of the Crown, the Scottish Ministers, the Welsh Ministers or a Northern Ireland department to make regulations or an order under or by virtue of this Act;

(d)any power to make an Order in Council under the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c. 32) by virtue of the amendments made by section 43 and paragraph 6 of Schedule 4 (Welsh zone).

(2)So far as not already brought into force by virtue of subsection (1), the following provisions of this Act come into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)Part 3 (marine planning);

(b)in Part 5—

(i)Chapter 1 (MCZs), so far as not relating to MCZs in Wales;

(ii)Chapter 2 (other conservation sites), so far as not relating to Wales;

(c)sections 190 to 193 (inshore fisheries in Wales);

(d)Part 9 (coastal access).

(3)Subject to subsection (4), the other provisions of this Act come into force on an appointed day.

(4)Any repeal in Schedule 22 (and section 321 so far as relating to the repeal) comes into force in the same way as the provisions of this Act to which the repeal relates.

(5)In this section “appointed day” means such day or days as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

(6)The power conferred by subsection (5) is exercisable by the Welsh Ministers (and not the Secretary of State) in relation to the following provisions—

(a)so far as relating to MCZs in Wales—

(i)Chapter 1 of Part 5 (MCZs);

(ii)the repeals in Schedule 22 relating to that Chapter;

(iii)section 321 so far as relating to those repeals;

(b)Chapter 2 of Part 5 (other conservation sites), so far as relating to Wales;

(c)so far as relating to sea fisheries districts in Wales, or any part of a sea fisheries district lying in Wales—

(i)in Part 6, section 187 (repeal of the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1966 (c. 38));

(ii)the repeals in Schedule 22 relating to that section;

(iii)section 321 so far as relating to that section and those repeals.

(7)An order under subsection (5) may appoint different days for different purposes.

(8)In this section “Wales” includes the Welsh inshore region.

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