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Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014

Section 28: Commencement

122.Section 28 provides for the commencement of the sections in the Act. Subsection (1) sets out the sections that will be commenced on Royal Assent. Subsection (4) sets out the sections that will be commenced two months after Royal Assent. Subsections (2), (3) and (5) are technical and deal with complications arising from the fact that the Act amends certain provisions of existing legislation which are subject to amendments which are not yet in force. Subsection (6) provides for commencement of sections 3, 4 and 5 on the first day after the Act is passed on which the Northern Ireland Assembly is dissolved. Subsections (7) and (8) provide for the remaining provisions to be commenced by order of the Secretary of State.

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