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(1)The provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint, subject to subsections (2) to (5).

(2)The following provisions come into force on such day as the Scottish Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)section 10 (documents containing information about green deal plans: Scotland);

(b)section 14(6) to (8) (acknowledgment of green deal plan in respect of property in Scotland);

(c)section 15(4) (further provision made in regulations for acknowledgment of such a plan);

(d)section 35(6) (green deal appeals: revocation or amendment of delegated legislation by Scottish Ministers);

(e)sections 54 to 65 (private rented sector: Scotland);

(f)section 75 (access to register of energy performance certificates etc: Scotland).

(3)The following provisions come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)sections 66 to 72 (reducing carbon emissions and home-heating costs);

(b)section 73 (smart meters);

(c)section 74 (access to register of energy performance certificates etc: England and Wales);

(d)sections 76 to 78 (information about tariffs);

(e)sections 79 and 80 (security of electricity supply);

(f)sections 93 to 102 (special administration);

(g)section 103 (designations under Continental Shelf Act 1964);

(h)subsection (3) of section 104 (offshore transmission and distribution of electricity);

(i)section 105 (regulation of security of nuclear construction sites);

(j)section 106 (agreement about modifying decommissioning programme);

(k)section 107 (abandonment: infrastructure converted for CCS demonstration projects);

(l)section 111 (adjustment of electricity transmission charges);

(m)section 112 (electricity from renewable sources: National Park authorities and Broads Authority);

(n)sections 113 and 114 (renewable heat incentives in Northern Ireland).

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

(a)section 37 (preparatory expenditure: framework regulations);

(b)section 81 (modification of the Uniform Network Code);

(c)subsections (1) and (2) of section 104 (offshore transmission and distribution of electricity);

(d)sections 119 and 120, this section and section 122 (general provisions).

(5)Schedule 1 (reducing carbon emissions and home-heating costs: minor and consequential amendments) comes into force as follows—

(a)paragraphs 1, 2, 7, 8(1), (2)(a), (3)(a) and (4) and 9 come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed;

(b)paragraphs 4 and 8(2)(b), (3)(b) and (5) come into force on 1 January 2013;

(c)paragraphs 3, 5 and 6 come into force on 6 April 2014.

(6)An order made by the Secretary of State or the Scottish Ministers under this section may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)make transitional provision and savings.

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