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Welfare Reform Act 2009

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

  • sections 1 and 2;

  • section 8;

  • section 11;

  • section 23;

  • sections 27 and 28;

  • section 37;

  • section 57;

  • sections 59 and 60;

  • this section;

  • section 62; and

  • Schedule 3.

(2)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—

  • section 15;

  • section 34;

  • Part 2;

  • section 58(2) and (3); and

  • Part 2 of Schedule 7 so far as relating to the repeals and revocation mentioned in section 58(2).

(3)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(4)An order under subsection (3) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes and in relation to different areas;

(b)make such provision as the Secretary of State considers necessary or expedient for transitory, transitional or saving purposes in connection with the coming into force of any provision falling within that subsection.

(5)Before making an order under subsection (3) in relation to any provision of Part 1 of Schedule 6 (birth registration), the Secretary of State must consult the Registrar General for England and Wales.

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