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(a)to modify a power to make an order or regulations, or
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(2)The following provisions of this Act come into force on that day—
(a)sections 30 to 33;
(3)The following provisions of this Act come into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with that day—
(a)section 1 (and Schedule 1);
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