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Justice and Security Act 2013

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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