Localism Act 2011

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(1)The following provisions come into force at the end of 2 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 25,

(b)Chapter 8 of Part 1 so far as relating to England,

(c)section 44,

(d)section 45,

(e)section 47,

(f)section 71,

(g)section 80,

(h)sections 111 to 113,

(i)section 143,

(j)section 177,

(k)section 183 and Schedule 18,

(l)Chapter 2 of Part 8, except section 197(3)(e) and (f) and (5), and

(m)Parts 6, 8, 14, 17 and 29 of Schedule 25, and section 237 so far as relating to those Parts.

(2)Subject to subsections (1) and (3) to (6), provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.

(3)The following provisions so far as relating to Wales come into force on such day as the Welsh Ministers may by order appoint—

(a)Chapter 8 of Part 1,

(b)section 46,

(c)section 68,

(d)section 69,

(e)Chapter 3 of Part 5 except so far as it is brought into force by subsection (5)(f) and (g),

(f)sections 148, 149 and 162(3)(b) and (c), and

(g)Parts 7, 9, 10 and 22 of Schedule 25, and section 237 so far as relating to those Parts.

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

(a)section 9(1) so far as it inserts—

(i)new sections 5A and 5B so far as relating to fire and rescue authorities in Wales,

(ii)new sections 5C and 5D so far as relating to power of the Welsh Ministers to make orders, and

(iii)new sections 5F to 5L,

(b)section 9(2) so far as relating to fire and rescue authorities in Wales,

(c)section 9(3), (6) and (7)(a) and (c),

(d)section 9(7)(b) so far as it inserts new section 62(1A)(a) and (d),

(e)section 9(7)(b) so far as it inserts new section 62(1A)(b) so far as relating to power of the Welsh Ministers to make orders,

(f)section 10(1) to (3) and (5) so far as relating to fire and rescue authorities in Wales,

(g)section 10(4),

(h)Part 3,

(j)the following so far as relating to fire and rescue authorities in Wales—

(i)in Part 2 of Schedule 25, the entries for sections 5 and 19 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, and

(ii)section 237 so far as relating to those entries, and

(k)in Part 2 of Schedule 25, the entry for section 62(3) of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, and section 237 so far as relating to that entry.

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

(a)section 23,

(b)paragraphs 57 and 58 of Schedule 4, and section 26 so far as relating to those paragraphs,

(c)section 37,

(d)Chapter 2 of Part 5 so far as it confers power on the Secretary of State to make regulations,

(e)section 86,

(f)Chapter 3 of Part 5 so far as it confers power on the Secretary of State, or the Welsh Ministers, to make regulations or orders,

(g)sections 103 and 104,

(h)section 109(1)(b) and (2) to (6), paragraphs 1, 13(1), 18 and 19 of Schedule 8 and section 109(7) so far as relating to those provisions of that Schedule,

(i)section 110,

(j)sections 116 and 121 and Schedules 9 to 12 so far as those sections or Schedules confer power on the Secretary of State to make regulations or publish documents setting standards,

(k)sections 117 to 120,

(l)the provisions inserted by section 122 so far as they require or authorise the making of provision in a development order,

(m)section 144,

(n)sections 168 to 175,

(o)section 233 and Schedule 24 so far as they confer power on the Treasury to make regulations or orders,

(p)sections 234, 235, 236, 238, 239, this section and section 241, and

(q)Part 15 of Schedule 25, and section 237 so far as relating to that Part.

(6)Section 114 comes into force on the day after the day on which this Act is passed.

(7)An order under subsection (2), (3) or (4) may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes;

(b)make such transitory or transitional provision, or savings, as the person making the order considers appropriate.

(8)The appropriate authority may by order make such transitory or transitional provision, or savings, as the appropriate authority considers appropriate in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act mentioned in subsection (1), (5) or (6).

(9)In subsection (8) “appropriate authority”—

(a)in relation to sections 25 and 45, and Part 6 of Schedule 25 and section 237 so far as relating to that Part, means—

(i)the Secretary of State in relation to England, and

(ii)the Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales,

(b)in relation to sections 80 and 104, and Chapter 3 of Part 5 so far as it confers power on the Welsh Ministers to make regulations or orders, means the Welsh Ministers, and

(c)in relation to any other provision mentioned in subsection (1), (5) or (6) means the Secretary of State.