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Justice and Security Act 2013

Part 3: “Norwich Pharmacal” and similar jurisdictions

150.Paragraph 5 applies sections 17 and 18 (preventing the courts from ordering disclosure of sensitive information in Norwich Pharmacal and similar proceedings) to proceedings begun but not finally determined before the coming into force of section 17 (in addition to proceedings begun on or after section 17 comes into force).

Section 20: Commencement, extent and short title

151.This section provides that the Act extends to the United Kingdom (with the exception of certain consequential amendments which have a more limited extent).

152.Sections 19(2) (the power to make transitional, transitory or saving provision) and 20 (concerning commencement, extent and the short title) and paragraph 4 of Schedule 3 (transitional etc provision about cases going to SIAC) come into force on Royal Assent. Otherwise, the Act will come into force by way of commencement order.

153.Subsection (5) permits Her Majesty by Order in Council to provide for section 15 and paragraph 9 of Schedule 2 (which contain amendments to the Special Immigration Appeals Commission Act 1997) to extend, with or without modifications, to any of the Channel Islands or to the Isle of Man. Subsection (6) enables such an Order to include, with or without modification, transitional provisions along the lines of paragraph 4 of Schedule 3.

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