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(1)This Act may be cited as the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011.
(2)This Act comes into force on the day it is passed.
(3)An amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the enactment or relevant part of the enactment to which the amendment or repeal relates.
(4)The Prime Minister must make arrangements—
(a)for a committee to carry out a review of the operation of this Act and, if appropriate in consequence of its findings, to make recommendations for the repeal or amendment of this Act, and
(b)for the publication of the committee's findings and recommendations (if any).
(5)A majority of the members of the committee are to be members of the House of Commons.
(6)Arrangements under subsection (4)(a) are to be made no earlier than 1 June 2020 and no later than 30 November 2020.
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