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Housing and Planning Act 2016

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PART 9General

212Power to make transitional provision

The Secretary of State may by regulations make transitional, transitory or saving provision in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

213Power to make consequential provision

(1)The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision that is consequential on any provision made by this Act.

(2)Regulations under this section may amend, repeal or revoke any provision made by or under an Act passed or made before this Act or in the same Session.

214Regulations: general

(1)Regulations under this Act are to be made by statutory instrument.

(2)A statutory instrument containing—

(a)regulations under section 2, 3(6), 4 or 5,

(b)regulations under section 14,

(c)regulations under section 69(8),

(d)regulations under section 74(9),

(e)the first regulations under section 80,

(f)regulations under section 85 that amend or repeal a provision of an Act,

(g)regulations under section 93,

(h)regulations under section 102 or paragraph 45 of Schedule 5,

(i)regulations under section 122,

(j)regulations under section 133, 134, or 135,

(k)regulations under section 154(1),

(l)regulations under section 161 that make provision of the kind referred to in section 161(3), (5), (6) or (12)(b), section 163 or section 164,

(m)regulations under section 205(2),

(n)regulations under section 213 that amend or repeal a provision of an Act, or

(o)regulations under paragraph 8 of Schedule 15 that amend or repeal a provision of an Act,

(whether alone or together with other provision) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(3)Any other statutory instrument containing regulations under this Act is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(4)Subsection (3) does not apply to a statutory instrument that only contains regulations under section 212 or 216.

(5)If a draft of regulations under section 69(8), 154 or 161 would, apart from this subsection, be treated as a hybrid instrument for the purposes of the Standing Orders of either House of Parliament, it is to proceed in that House as if it were not a hybrid instrument.

(6)Regulations under this Act may make—

(a)consequential, supplementary, incidental, transitional or saving provision;

(b)different provision for different purposes.

215Extent

(1)An amendment or repeal made by this Act has the same extent as the provision amended or repealed.

(2)Chapter 5 of Part 4 and this Part extend to—

(a)England and Wales,

(b)Scotland, and

(c)Northern Ireland.

(3)Sections 207 and 208 extend to—

(a)England and Wales, and

(b)Scotland.

(4)Subject to that, this Act extends to England and Wales only.

216Commencement

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

(a)this Part;

(b)Chapter 2 of Part 4;

(c)sections 136 and 137 and Schedule 10;

(d)sections 139, 140, 149, 151, 152(1) and 157;

(e)sections 161 to 168.

(2)The following come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 124;

(b)section 130;

(c)sections 150(1) to (3) and 153.

(3)The other provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by regulations appoint.

(4)Different days may be appointed for different purposes.

(5)In respect of sections 181 and 183, and Schedule 15, different days may be appointed for different areas.

217Short title

This Act may be cited as the Housing and Planning Act 2016.

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