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Part 16 E+W+SGeneral and miscellaneous

Final provisionsE+W+S

216CommencementE+W+S

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

(a)section 186(2) (rail vehicle accessibility: compliance);

(b)this Part (except sections 202 (civil partnerships on religious premises), 206 (information society services) and 211 (amendments, etc)).

(2)Part 15 (family property) comes into force on such day as the Lord Chancellor may by order appoint.

(3)[F1Subject to [F2subsections (4) and (6)] ,] the other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as a Minister of the Crown may by order appoint.

[F3(4)The following provisions of Part 1 (socio-economic inequalities) come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)section 1, so far as it applies to a relevant authority as defined by section 2(5);

(b)section 2, so far as it confers a power on the Scottish Ministers;

(c)section 3, for the purposes of section 1 to the extent mentioned in paragraph (a).

(5)The following do not apply to an order under subsection (4)—

(a)section 207(2) (see instead section 27 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010: powers exercisable by Scottish statutory instrument), and

(b)section 210.]

[F4(6)The following provisions of Part 1 come into force on such day as the Welsh Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)section 1, so far as it applies to a relevant authority as defined by section 2(6);

(b)section 2, so far as it confers a power on the Welsh Ministers;

(c)section 3, for the purposes of section 1 to the extent mentioned in paragraph (a).

(7)Section 209 does not apply to an order under subsection (6).]

Annotations:

Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 216 power partly exercised; various dates appointed for specified provisions and purposes as follows:

6.7.2010 by {S. I. 2010/1736}, arts. 2, 3;

4.8.2010 by {S.I. 2010/1966}, arts. 2, 3;

3.9.2010 by {S.I. 2010/2191}, art. 2;

1.10.2010 and 18.3.2011 by {S.I. 2010/2317}, art. 2 (subject to arts. 3-25, as amended by {S.I. 2010/2337}, art. 2), art. 3;

18.1.2011 and 6.4.2011 by {S.I. 2011/96}, arts. 2, 3;

5.4.2011 by {S.I. 2011/1066}, art. 2;

11.7.2011 by {S.I. 2011/1636}, art. 2;

5.12.2011 by {S.I. 2011/2646}, art. 2;

19.6.2012 and 1.10.2012 by {S.I. 2012/1569}, arts. 2, 3;

1.9.2012 by {S.I. 2012/2184}, art. 2

Amendments (Textual)

F1Words in s. 216(3) inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), ss. 38(9), 72(7)

F2Words in s. 216(3) substituted (1.4.2018) by Wales Act 2017 (c. 4), ss. 45(5), 71(4) (with Sch. 7 paras. 1, 6); S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 3(i)

F3S. 216(4)(5) inserted (23.5.2016) by Scotland Act 2016 (c. 11), ss. 38(9), 72(7)

F4S. 216(6)(7) inserted (1.4.2018) by Wales Act 2017 (c. 4), ss. 45(6), 71(4) (with Sch. 7 paras. 1, 6); S.I. 2017/1179, reg. 3(i)