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Serious Crime Act 2015

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(1)This Act, except for the provisions referred to in subsections (2) to (5), comes into force on whatever day or days the Secretary of State appoints by regulations made by statutory instrument.

(2)The following provisions come into force on whatever day or days the Scottish Ministers appoint by regulations after consulting the Secretary of State—

(a)sections 15 to 22;

(b)section 38(3);

(c)paragraphs 16 and 35 to 45 of Schedule 4 (and section 85(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs).

(3)The following provisions come into force on whatever day or days the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland appoints by regulations after consulting the Secretary of State—

(a)Chapter 3 of Part 1;

(b)paragraphs 4, 46 to 51 and 66(4) of Schedule 4 (and section 85(1) so far as relating to those paragraphs).

(4)Sections 70 to 72 come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.

(5)The following provisions come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 80;

(b)section 81 and paragraph 74 of Schedule 4 (and section 85(1) so far as relating to that paragraph);

(c)section 82;

(d)section 83;

(e)section 85(2) to (7);

(f)sections 86 to 89.

(6)No regulations may be made under subsection (1) bringing into force any of the following provisions, so far as they extend to Scotland, unless the Secretary of State has consulted the Scottish Ministers—

(a)section 23;

(b)section 38(1);

(c)Part 2;

(d)section 46 and Schedule 1;

(e)sections 47 to 50.

(7)No regulations may be made under subsection (1) bringing into force any of the following provisions, so far as they extend to Northern Ireland, unless the Secretary of State has consulted the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland—

(a)section 38(1) and (2);

(b)section 40;

(c)sections 47 to 50;

(d)section 69 and Schedule 3;

(e)section 73.

(8)Consultation for the purposes of subsection (2), (3), (6) or (7) may be, or include, consultation before the day on which this Act is passed.

(9)A power to make regulations under this section includes powers to make saving, transitional or transitory provision.

(10)The power of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland to make regulations under subsection (3) is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979 (S.I. 1979/1573 (N.I. 12)).

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