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(1)Any provision of Part 2 that amends another Act so as—
(a)to modify a power to make an order or regulations, or
(b)to confer any such power,
comes into force, for the purposes of the exercise of the power, on the day on which this Act is passed.
(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);
(4)The other provisions of this Act come into force in accordance with provision made by order by the Secretary of State.
(5)An order under subsection (4) may appoint different days for different purposes.
(6)The Secretary of State may by order make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.
(7)An order under subsection (4) or (6) is to be made by statutory instrument.
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