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Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013

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PART 3Final provisions

24Financial provisions

(1)There is to be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any expenditure incurred by a Minister of the Crown in consequence of this Act, and

(b)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of money so provided.

(2)There is to be paid out of the Consolidated Fund any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable under any other Act out of that Fund.

25Meaning of “the Minister” etc

(1)In this Act “the Minister” means the Lord President of the Council or the Secretary of State.

(2)In article 3(1) of the Lord President of the Council Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/1837) (which makes certain functions of the Secretary of State exercisable concurrently with the Lord President) a reference to an enactment that is amended by this Act is to that enactment as amended.

26Extent

An amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the enactment (or part of an enactment) amended or repealed.

27Commencement

(1)Subject as follows, Parts 1 and 2 of this Act come into force on such day as the Minister may by order made by statutory instrument appoint.

(2)Paragraph 28 of Schedule 5 comes into force at the end of the period of 2 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(3)This Part comes into force on the day on which this Act is passed.

(4)An order under subsection (1) may appoint different days for different purposes (including different days for different parts of the United Kingdom).

(5)An order under subsection (1) bringing into force any provision of section 19 may—

(a)make provision in consequence of, or for giving full effect to, that section, or

(b)make supplementary or incidental provision for the purposes of that section.

(6)An order made by virtue of subsection (5) may—

(a)modify any Act (whenever passed), including any provision inserted by a provision of this Act apart from section 19, or

(b)modify subordinate legislation (whenever made).

(7)An order made by virtue of subsection (5) that contains provision modifying an Act may not be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing it has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(8)Any other order made by virtue of subsection (5) is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(9)In this section—

  • “modify” includes amend, repeal or revoke;

  • “subordinate legislation” has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act 1978.

(10)The Minister may by order made by statutory instrument make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act or of any provision of an order made by virtue of subsection (5).

28Short title

This Act may be cited as the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013.

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