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Justice and Security Act 2013

Territoral Extent and Application of the Act

21.The provisions contained in the Act extend to the whole of the United Kingdom (with the exception of certain consequential amendments which have a more limited extent). The Act deals with reserved matters in Scotland and excepted matters in Northern Ireland: the provisions primarily relate to national security, international relations, defence and immigration and nationality. There is no effect on the Welsh Ministers or the National Assembly and no other particular effect on Wales.

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