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(1)This Act may be cited as the Estates of Deceased Persons (Forfeiture Rule and Law of Succession) Act 2011.
(2)This Act (apart from this section) comes into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.
(3)But the order may not provide for this Act to come into force before the end of three months beginning with the day on which it is passed.
(4)This Act does not apply in the case of a death that occurs before the commencement of sections 1, 2 and 3 of this Act.
(5)This Act extends to England and Wales only.
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