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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Territorial Extent and Application

103.The extent and application of the provisions of the Act are as follows.

  • The whole Act extends to England and Wales, with the exception of sections 91, 112 (and the accompanying Schedule 8) and 116 which extend to Northern Ireland only.

  • All of the provisions that extend to England and Wales apply in relation to both countries except for Part 5, which does not apply in relation to Wales.

  • The following provisions also extend to Scotland:

    • Parts 1 to 3, with the exception of sections 35 and 36;

    • in Part 6, section 78;

    • Parts 7 and 8, with the exception of section 91

    • Part 9, with the exception of section 112 (and the accompanying Schedule 8) and 116;

    • in Part 10, sections 117 to 120, 122 and 124, section 126 (and those provisions of the accompanying Schedule 9 which themselves amend provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 which extend to Scotland) and sections 127 to 131 and 137 to 146;

    • Parts 11 and 12.

  • The following provisions extend (or also extend) to Northern Ireland:

    • Parts 1 to 3, with the exception of sections 35 and 36;

    • Parts 7 and 8 (with the exception of section 90(1) and (2));

    • in Part 9, sections 112 (and the accompanying Schedule 8), 113, 114 and 116;

    • in Part 11, section 147 (but it has no application in Northern Ireland) and sections 152 and 154 to 158;

    • Part 12.

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