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Continuity of the lawE+W

1The repeal and re-enactment of provisions by this Act does not affect the continuity of the law.E+W

2A reference, express or implied, in this Act, another enactment or an instrument or document, to a provision of this Act is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision repealed by this Act, in relation to times, circumstances or purposes in relation to which the repealed provision had effect.E+W

3(1)A reference, express or implied, in any enactment, instrument or document to a provision repealed by this Act is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision of this Act, in relation to times, circumstances or purposes in relation to which that provision has effect.E+W

(2)Where a power conferred by an Act is expressed to be exercisable in relation to enactments contained in Acts passed before or in the same Session as the Act conferring the power, the power is also exercisable in relation to provisions of this Act that reproduce such enactments.

(3)The powers in—

(a)section 75(4) and (5) of the Charities Act 2006 (to make supplementary and consequential provision etc.), and

(b)section 77 of that Act (to make amendments in consequence of, or in connection with, changes to the provisions of company law relating to the accounts of charitable companies etc.),

are, so far as they were exercisable in relation to any provision repealed and re-enacted by this Act, exercisable in relation to the corresponding provision of this Act.

(4)Sub-paragraphs (2) and (3) do not affect the generality of sub-paragraph (1).

4Anything done, or having effect as if done, under (or for the purposes of or in reliance on) a provision repealed by this Act, and in force or effective immediately before the commencement of this Act, has effect after that commencement as if done under (or for the purposes of or in reliance on) the corresponding provision of this Act.E+W

5Paragraphs 1 to 4 have effect in place of section 17(2) of the Interpretation Act 1978; but nothing in this Schedule affects any other provision of that Act.E+W

Effect of old transitionals and savingsE+W

6The repeals made by this Act do not affect the operation of any transitional provision or saving relating to the coming into force of a provision reproduced in this Act in so far as the transitional provision or saving is not specifically reproduced in this Act but remains capable of having effect in relation to the corresponding provision of this Act or otherwise.E+W

7(1)The repeal by this Act of an enactment previously repealed subject to savings does not affect the continued operation of those savings.E+W

(2)The repeal by this Act of a saving on the previous repeal of an enactment does not affect the operation of the saving in so far as it is not specifically reproduced in this Act but remains capable of having effect.

Use of existing forms etc.E+W

8Any reference to an enactment repealed by this Act which is contained in a document made, served or issued after the commencement of the repeal is, subject to its context, to be read as being or including a reference to the corresponding provision of this Act.E+W

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